20 May 2003
JOSEPH-PHILIBERT GIRAULT DE PRANGEY
127. Constantinople. Pavillon près du Sérail.
Daguerreotype. n.d. Titled and numbered in ink on label on verso.
3¾ x 3¼in. (9.5 x 8.2cm.)
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A fine daguerreotype street scene dominated by a domed pavilion in the Turkish Baroque style. The garden fence and leaves in the foreground lend a more domestic feel to a small but rather grand building.
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