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Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey
230. Assouan. P. Datiers.
3 1/2 x 3 1/8 in (9 x 8 cm)
Christie's - New York
Christies - NY (Sale: 2396, Lot: 49 - Oct 7, 2010 - A Historic Photographic Grand Tour: Important Daguerreotypes by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey)
Titled, dated and numbered in ink on a label (affixed to verso).
Aswan is a city located on the Nile, known for its natural beauty and rich flora. Small islands on the river studded with palm trees and plantations on both banks, against the desert backdrop constitute an impressive landscape, on which Girault de Prangey chose to focus in this plate.