Hipolyte Arnoux (1860-1890) - Inspection aux soldats abyssins

Description
Hipolyte Arnoux (1860-1890) - Inspection aux soldats abyssins
Albumen paper process - Signed in Negative

Circa 1880.
Beautiful and rare original albumen print, portrait of a group of Abyssinians soldiers (from Abyssinia), Egypt.

Very expressive, framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, near perfect blacks and contrast.
Titled and signed at the bottom of the image.
Label on the back with the references of the work.
Rarely on sale, gallery quality.
Mat included.

Exceptional sale of 50 photograph from a private collection, all protected under mat, all in exceptional condition and protected from light to avoid damage to the photographs.

Hippolyte Arnoux was a famous French photographer from the late 19th century, known for his photo documentaries in Turkey and Egypt, particularly in Port Said where he set up his studio to shoot the opening of the Suez Canal.

Lot details
Artist
Hipolyte Arnoux (1860-1890)
Title of artwork
Inspection aux soldats abyssins
Technique
Albumen paper process
Signature
Signed in Negative
Condition
Extremely fine
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
27×21 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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