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Louis Godefroy Lucy-Fossarieu
[Jardin Zoologique & Botanique D'Acclimtatation du Bois de Boulogne]
8 7/8 x 7 1/2 ins (image) 21 x 12 ins (mount)
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold, 27 June 2018, Lot: 21
Animals and plants in the Zoological and Botanical Gardens of the Bois de Boulogne, 1862. 13 albumen prints, 8 7/8 x 7 ½ -inches, mounted on large 21 x 12 -inch mounts. The attractively decorated mounts have large text panels mounted with extensive informative imprinted texts. Lucy was the official photographer for these establishments. The subjects are Tapir, Reindeer, Kangaroo, Yak, Angora Goat, Camel, Zebra, Wapiti, Domestic Dog, Fish in the Aquarium, Palm Tree, Rhododendron, Banana Tree.