Cercle of Gustave de Beaucorps: farm at Vernon, ca. 1855 (negative and positive)
Unknown photographer, circle of Gustave de Beaucorps. Waxed paper negative (calotype) of a farm in Eure, the region of Vernon with the corresponding albumen positive print.
One man (the farmer? assistent?) is posing in front of the building.
France, Eure region of Vernon ca 1855.
Negative ca. 20,6 x 29 cm
Positive ca. 20 x 25,7 cm
Calotype negatives are unique photographs and rather rare. Nice to have a corresponding positive print. Normal traces of use and original retouching.
Literature: More information about French calotypes and photographers in the following book. Aubenas et Roubert, Primitifs de la Photographie - Le calotype en France 1843-1860, 2010.
provenance: Ader Nordmann