Salted paper print, plate 8 from the album "Photographs Taken in the Crimea" (1856)
Printed recto, on mount, lower left, in black ink: "Deposé."; recto, on mount, lower right, in black ink: "The Valley of the Shadow of Death."; recto, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: "Photographed by R. Fenton. Manchester, Published by T. Agnew & Sons, Jan'y 1st 1856. / London, P. & D. Colnaghi H[?] Paris, Moulin, 23, Rue Richer. New York, Williams H[?]"; inscribed recto, on mount, lower right corner, in graphite: "8"; unmarked verso
27 × 36.4 cm (image/paper); 42.5 × 58.9 cm (mount)
Hugh Edwards Photography Purchase Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Fenton, Roger. 1856. “Photographs Taken in the Crimea.” Thomas Agnes & sons. pl. 8.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “The Photographer’s Curator: Hugh Edwards at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1959-1970,” May 24-October 29, 2017. (Elizabeth Siegel)
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