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Édouard Baldus (French, 1813-1889)
Eleven Views of Paris, 1850s. Each stamped "E. Baldus" in black ink on the mount l.r. Albumen silver prints mounted to board, image/sheet sizes to 9 x 11 3/8 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Fading, breaking and minor losses to edges of mounts, two mounts have been cut down.
Provenance: Property from the collection of Harvey Shipley Miller, proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
N.B. Includes views of the Richelieu and Turgot Pavilions, Louvre, La Madeleine, Notre Dame, Corps Législatif, a panoramic view of Paris, Palais de l'Industrie, Fontaine Saint-Michel, La Bourse et Tribune de Commerce, Place de la Concorde, Hotel de Ville, and Palais de Luxembourg.
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