Example 60: Collection of albumen prints

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • photographs • European art
*Work Type [link]: • albumen prints
*Title: Views of Paris and Environs and the Exposition Universelle
*Creator Display: Neurdein Frères (French, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
*Role [link]: photographers [link]: Neurdein Frères
*Creation Date: ca. 1889 [controlled]: Earliest: 1884 • Latest: 1894
*Subject [links]: • architecture • views • Paris (France) • International Exposition of 1889 (Paris, France) • Versailles Palace (Versailles, France) • Parc de Saint-Cloud (Paris, France) • Parc du Champ de Mars (Paris, France) • travel
*Current Location [link]: Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Special Collections (Los Angeles, California, United States) • ID: 93-F101
*Measurements: 37 photographic prints; images 13 x 19 cm (5 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches), on sheets 19 x 25 cm (7 1/2 x 9 7/8 inches)
[controlled]: Extent: items • Value: 37 Type: count || • Extent: image • Value: 13 Unit: cm Type: height | • Value: 19 Unit: cm Type: width || • Extent: sheet • Value: 19 Unit: cm Type: height | • Value: 25 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: albumen process
Technique [links]: • albumen process
Inscriptions: captions in French, printed on mount above and below image.
Description Note: Mounted souvenir views of Paris and environs issued by Neurdein Frères for visitors to the 1889 Exposition universelle. Collection includes panoramas of Paris and views of its main avenues and monuments as well as views of Versailles and the Parc de Saint-Cloud. These images were probably printed from existing ones in the Neurdein Frères inventory. Six views of the Exposition universelle include a panoramic view taken from the Trocadero, a view of the Parc du Champ de Mars, and an exterior view of the Algerian pavilion.

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