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Title
Egypte. Pyramid of Cheops
Names
Riffaut, Adolphe Pierre, 1821-1859 (Engraver)
Lerebours, N.-P. (Noël Paymal), 1807-1873 (Photographer)
Collection

Excursions daguerriennes: vues et monuments les plus remarquables du globe

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 - 1842 (Inferred)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Chez Rittner et Goupil ; Lerebours ; Hr. Bossange
Date Issued: 1842 (Approximate)
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents BIP+ (Excursions 1841) 99-130
Topics
Photography
Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
Pyramids -- Egypt -- Jîzah
Great Pyramid (Egypt)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: The plates are aquatints, engraved by Hürlimann, Salathé, Martens and others, after daguerreotypes by N.-P. Lerebours, F. Goupil and H. Vernet, and consist of views of landscapes and buildings, primarily in Paris, France, and Italy.
Content: Vol. 2 has half title only.
Content: Plates [39] and [53] of v. 1 were printed directly from the original daguerreotype plates using a process developed by H. Fizeau; cf. Goldschmidt & Naef.
Content: Text by P. de La Garenne, Fr. Goupil, P.G. Joly de Lotbinière, F. Goupil, L. Batissier, G. Deville, J. Janin, E. Jomard, and others.
Content: Consists of [112] leaves of plates (v. 1: [61] leaves; v. 2: [51] leaves), each accompanied by 2-5 p. of descriptive letterpress.
Content: Copies are known with up to 114 plates and an added leaf in v. 2 describing Fizeau's process; cf. Goldschmidt & Naef.
Content: Originally issued in parts ("livraisons"), each consisting of 4 plates and descriptive letterpress.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-B679
Barcode: 33433062044445; 33433062044452
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15368193
Photo Order: 34060
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a3b2220-c60a-012f-539b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1821: Creator Born
  • 1842: Issued
  • 1859: Creator Died
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Egypte. Pyramid of Cheops" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841 - 1842. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-b6cb-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Egypte. Pyramid of Cheops" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-b6cb-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1841 - 1842). Egypte. Pyramid of Cheops Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-b6cb-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Wikipedia Citation

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Egypte. Pyramid of Cheops