Two ships heading away from shore

Two ships heading away from shore


Gustave Le Gray

French, 1820–1884

Two ships heading away from shore


ca. 1856
Albumen silver print
Image: 12 7/8 × 16 7/16 in. (32.7 × 41.7 cm)
Mount: 19 7/16 × 22 5/16 in. (49.4 × 56.7 cm)
Matted: 24 × 28 × 1/8 in. (61 × 71.1 × 0.3 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
Inscriptions Inscribed on mount in pencil (Cromer's hand) on recto, BR: Marine de Gustave Le Gray
Stamped signature on image in red ink, recto, BR: Gustave Le Gray
Blind stamp on mount, recto, BC: Photographe \ Gustave LeGray & Co. \ Paris
Blind stamp on image, recto, BL: Collection \ G. Cromer

Inscribed in pencil, verso, C: Le Gray
Stamped in black ink, verso, BR: Eastman Historical \ Photographic Collection \ Cromer Collection \ 78 [numerical in blue ink]
Stamped in black ink, verso, TC: 78 [upside down]
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