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John Beasly Greene
Bank of Nile at thebes
Salted paper print, from a waxed paper negative
9 1/16 x 10 7/8 ins
George Eastman Museum
In this ambiguous landscape Greene sacrifices information for pictorial effect. Nothing is clearly defined; everything is suggested. Greene's work was also published by Blanquart-Evrard in an album Le Nil: Monuments, paysages, explorations photographiques (1854).
For an analysis of this photograph: Juliet Hacking (ed.), 2012, Photography: The Whole Story, (Prestel), pp. 72-73