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Charles Negre (Circle Of): Remains of a Deer, Cheveuse Valley, Near Paris

Glass wet plate collodion negative, 9.33 x 7.08 in. (237 x 180 mm), 1854c/1854c, unmounted. #13151.
Remains of the deer in a sunlit woods in the Chevreuse Valley, near Paris, about 1854. A plain cloth backdrop has helped to isolate the subject. This negative is close to the standard size of photographs and glass negatives inherited from full-plate daguerreotypes and the cameras that took them. It is one of the ealiest such format sizes. Provenance: from the family of the Duc de Luynes.

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