Example 57: Photograph of architecture

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • photographs • European art • architecture
*Work Type [link]: • albumen print
*Title: Eiffel Tower: State of the Construction
*Creator Display: Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
*Role [link]: photographer [link]: Durandelle, Louis-Emile
*Creation Date: photographed 23 November 1888 [controlled]: Earliest: 1888 • Latest: 1888
*Subject [links]: • architecture • Eiffel Tower (Paris, France) • construction • tower (single built work)
Culture [link]: French
*Current Location [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California, United States) • ID: 87.XM.121.16
*Measurements: 43.18 x 34.93 cm (17 x 13 3/4 inches)
[controlled]: • Value: 43.18 Unit: cm Type: height | • Value: 34.93 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: albumen print
Technique [links]: • albumen print
Description: This view was made about four months short of the tower’s completion. Louis-Émile Durandelle photographed the tower from a low vantage point to emphasize its monumentality. The massive building barely visible in the far distance is dwarfed under the tower’s arches.
Description Source [link]: J. Paul Getty Museum online. www.getty.edu Page: accessed 3 December 2006
Related Work:
  Relationship Type [controlled]: depicts
  [link to Work Record]: Gustave Eiffel (French, 1832-1923); Eiffel Tower (Paris, France); 1887-1889

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