Emile Frechon (1848-1921) - Ecole coranique en plein air, Biskra

Emile Frechon (1848-1921) - Ecole coranique en plein air, Biskra
Silver print - Not signed

Circa 1900.
Superb original silver print photograph, portrait of a group of schoolchildren outdoors with their teacher, Biskra, Algeria.

Beautiful animation, framed under mat with crystal protection sheet, perfect blacks and contrast.
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.

Emile Fréchon trained as a journalist and was introduced to photography in the early 1880s. From 1887 on, he travelled regularly to Algeria. He often spent winters in Biskra, dividing his life between Boulogne sur Mer and Biskra, for six months of the year in each place. Emile Fréchon arrived in Biskra in 1897 and settled on rue Berthe in April 1904, and was referenced there until 1911.

Lot details
Emile Frechon (1848-1921)
Title of artwork
Ecole coranique en plein air, Biskra
Silver print
Not signed
Vintage print
Image size
26×20 cm
Total dimensions
0.5×30×40 cm
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