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Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey 
230. Assouan. P. Datiers. 
1843-1844 
  
Daguerreotype 
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) 
  
 
LL/39315 
  
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. 
 

 
  
 
  
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