Le Soleil au Zénith (The Sun at the Zenith)

Le Soleil au Zénith (The Sun at the Zenith)

Photograph

Gustave Le Gray

Maker
French, 1820–1884

Le Soleil au Zénith (The Sun at the Zenith)

ca. 1855
Albumen silver print
Image: 12 13/16 × 16 3/8 in. (32.5 × 41.6 cm)
Mount: 20 1/2 × 26 in. (52 × 66 cm)
Purchase
1967.0116.0003
Inscriptions Inscribed in ink on mount recto, BLC: No. 515.
Inscribed in pencil on mount recto, BL: By Le Gray
Inscribed in pencil on mount recto, BC: Given to MP by Ms. WPW Dina[?] These old Photos by Le Gray are now very valuable and are among the earliest triumphs of Photographers
Printed in ink on applied label on mount recto, BRC: LE SOLEIL AU ZÉNITH_ \ No. 22.
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