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on negative, upper left: N. 21; on negative, lower left: 51; stamped, upper center on mount in black ink: 21; printed, lower center on mount in black ink: LE NOUVEL OPERA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE / DUCHER et, Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe.; by unknown hand, bottom center on mount in graphite: ED. 143-21.x (I)


Mary and Dan Solomon; purchase and gift to NGA, 2006.

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Frizot, Michel. A New History of Photography. Koeln: Koenemann, 1998.