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Infernal Rock, Chincha Islands

Artist:
Unknown
Artist:
Possibly by John Moran (American (born England), Bolton, Lancashire 1821–1903 Pennsylvania)
Date:
ca. 1870
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 18.4 x 25.3 cm (7 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.924
Not on view
Inscription: Written in negative, BR: "36 [or 31]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BC: "Infernal Rock Chincha Islands"
Ex collection Alfred R. Waud; (Christie's East, Lot 76, October 31, 1979); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

This object was acquired with a group of six other prints of the expedition which were erroneously attributed to O'Sullivan. This print lacks the mount and inscriptions found on the others in the lot, and is identified only by inscription on verso. See Christie's East, Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Photographs, October 31, 1979, lot 76.
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