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Photograph - Crimes de la Commune; Faked photograph of execution by firing squad
  • Crimes de la Commune
    Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891
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Crimes de la Commune; Faked photograph of execution by firing squad

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris, France (photographed)

  • Date:

    1871 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver Gelatin print

  • Museum number:

    4480-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case X, shelf 395, box C

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Physical description

Photograph carte-de-visite of a firing squad taking aim at a man against a wall on a Paris street.

Place of Origin

Paris, France (photographed)

Date

1871 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Appert, Ernest Eugène, born 1830 - died 1891 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver Gelatin print

Dimensions

Height: 107 mm Postcard, Width: 163 mm Postcard, Height: 98 mm Photograph, Width: 139 mm Photograph

Descriptive line

Faked image of an execution during the Paris Commune, photograph by Ernest Eugène Appert, 1871

Exhibition History

Mark Wallinger Curates: The Russian Linesman (Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea 18/07/2009-20/09/2009)
Mark Wallinger Curates: The Russian Linesman (City Art Gallery, Leeds 09/05/2009-28/06/2009)
Mark Wallinger Curates: The Russian Linesman (Hayward Gallery 18/02/2009-04/05/2009)

Subjects depicted

Paris; Executions

Categories

Photographs

Collection code

PDP

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