Panoramic View of Paris

Made:
1844 in Paris
maker:
Charles Louis Chevalier

Early daguerreotype (18" x 8 1/2"), panorama of Paris, sent to Fox Talbot from France, c. 1842. A panoramic daguerreotype of Paris and the River Seine, taken by the French photographer Charles Chevalier (1804-1859) in 1844. This photograph was taken with one of the last cameras designed by Chevalier for topographical photography.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-402
Materials:
copper (alloy), glass, silver plated and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
plate: 216 mm x 457 mm
type:
photograph
credit:
Matilda Talbot

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