J. André Garrigues (active 1880-1899) - Portfefaix in the streets of Tunis, Tunisia

Description
J. André Garrigues (active 1880-1899) - Portfefaix in the streets of Tunis, Tunisia
Albumin print - c. 1885

Great cliché representing a Porter (carrying of heavy loads and wood) in the streets of Tunis, Tunisia.
Sharpness: Very good.
Contrast: Very good
Details: Very good
Size: 25x19cm
Base: Free, not laminated.
The photo is captioned and signed below, entries in the negative.

Professional photographer, Garrigues participates in 1884 with Delsol archaeological mission Cagnat and Saladin. His studio is installed 14 avenue of the Commission in Tunis. He is the official photographer of the bey. He has been awarded with medals at the Paris exposition in 1889, at the exhibitions of Tunis and Toulouse in 1898. His studio was taken over by Lehnert and Landrock in 1884, but J. Garrigues moved then 5 avenue of France, where he continued the sale of his prints.

Lot details
Artist
J. André Garrigues
Title of artwork
Portefaix, Tunis
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in negative
Condition
Very fine
Vintage print
Yes
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