Grand Staircase of the Chateau at Blois after Restoration

Grand Staircase of the Chateau at Blois after Restoration

Photograph

Gustave Le Gray

Maker
French, 1820–1884

Grand Staircase of the Chateau at Blois after Restoration

1851
Salted paper print
Image: 14 3/4 × 11 7/16 in. (37.4 × 29.1 cm)
Mount: 21 3/16 × 16 1/4 in. (53.8 × 41.3 cm)
Matted: 22 × 18 × 1/8 in. (55.9 × 45.7 × 0.3 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1985.0780.0001
Inscriptions Inscribed in negative, recto, BL: 13
Blind stamp in image, recto, BC / BR: Ministere de L'Interieur [surounding eagle design] / GUSTAVE \ LEGRAY.
Blind stamp on mount, recto, BL / BR: Ministere & Etat \ Souscriptions [surrounding crown and crossed sword imperial design] / Ministere de L'Interieur [surounding eagle design]
Inscribed on mount in pencil, recto, BL: 1 F- [possibly price in francs]
Inscribed in pencil (Cromer's hand) on mount recto, BR:par LeGray
Stamped in black ink, verso, BR: Eastman Historical \ Photographic Collection \ Cromer Collection \ 401
Stamped in blue ink, verso, TC / BC: 401 [upside down] / 401
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