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Vintage albuminized salted paper print or early albumen print from paper negative showing two sculptural elements ca.1855, by J. M. Guesne, France. Signed in brown ink in lower left corner, "Guesné Phot." Print size 7.75 x 6 inches (20x16 cm).   Price: $1,500.   ( Inventory# eo197 )

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A few tiny spots of original retouching at edges. According to Voignier, "Repertoire des Photographes de France..." Guesne produced views of Paris from paper negatives and participated in the Paris Exhibition of 1855.

 

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