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Paris Fire (The Facade of City Hall), from the series "Paris Incendié"

A work made of albumen print.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of albumen print.


May 1871


Charles Soulier
French, 1840–1875

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Charles Soulier


Paris Fire (The Facade of City Hall), from the series "Paris Incendié"


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1871


Albumen print


Image/paper: 19.2 × 24.9 cm (7 9/16 × 9 13/16 in.); First mount: 27.2 × 30.5 cm (10 3/4 × 12 1/16 in.); Second mount: 33.5 × 36.8 cm (13 1/4 × 14 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Frances Hamill

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