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John Beasly Greene 
Bank of Nile at thebes 
1854 
  
Salted paper print, from a waxed paper negative 
9 1/16 x 10 7/8 ins 
  
George Eastman Museum 
 
LL/33153 
  
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 
 

 
  
 
  
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