View of Esna

Blanquart-Evrard process salt print by Maxime Du Camp, printed ca. 1852 from paper negative 1849-51. Mounted on sheet 12 x 17.5 inches (31x44 cm) with engraved titles "Haute Égypte / Vue Général d'Esneh / Maxime Du Camp / Gide et Baudry, Editeurs / Imprimerie Photographique de Blanquard-Evrard à Lille / Pl. 64." Print size 5.75 x 8.5 inches (14x22 cm).   Price: $3,200.   ( Inventory# hb49b )

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Maxime Du Camp, after receiving photography lessons from Gustave Le Gray, produced among the first photographs of Egypt while traveling with his friend Gustave Flaubert during 1849-51.

 

Last updated May 8, 2017

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