Portrait of Marie Dannier

Vintage albumen print of a French-Vietnamese woman by the ethnographic photographer Philippe Jacques Potteau, ca. 1863. Print size 7 x 4.75 inches (18x12 cm).   Price: $1,400.   ( Inventory# fe15 )

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Inscribed in pencil on the reverse of mount in a period hand: "Marie Dannier (40 ans) ne a hue (annam) de sen-diam, fille de mandarin cochinchinois et de Mr. Dannier officier de la marine francaise chaevalier de la legion d'honneur et grand mandarin du roi d'annam ne a auray morbihan. Phot. en 1863."

("Marie Dannier (40 years old) born in Hue (Vietnam) of Sen-Diam, daughter of the Cochinchinese mandarin and of Mr Dannier, officer of the French navy, knight of the Legion of Honor and grand mandarin of the King of Vietnam, born in Auray, Morbihan [France]. Photographed in 1863.")

 

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