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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2010.73
People
Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon), French (Paris, France 1820 - 1910 Paris, France)
Title
Nadar in a balloon gondola (in the studio)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
carte-de-visite, photograph
Date
c. 1865
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France, Paris
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
mount: 10.3 x 6.5 cm (4 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
image: 8.4 x 5.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, bottom right corner of mount: N.
  • inscription: verso, center, pre-printed mount: Photographie du Grand Hôtel
    Nadar
    35 Boulevard des Capucines
  • stamp: verso, bottom center, black ink: Harvard College Library
    From
    The Bequest of
    Evert Jansen Wendell
    1918
  • inscription: verso, upper right corner, ink: Nadar (oriented horizontally)
  • inscription: verso, top, graphite: Nadar (underlined twice)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Special Collections, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell
Accession Year
2010
Object Number
2010.73
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

About Face: Artist's Portraits in Photography, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, 07/19/1997 - 10/12/1997

A History of Photography, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016

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