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Galerie de Stalredro, No. 2, Saint-Gotthard, Tessin, Suisse

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (photographed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ferrier, Claude Marie, born 1811 - died 1889 (photographer)
    Soulier, Charles (photographer)
    Levy, J. (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white stereoscopic photograph, transparency on glass

  • Museum number:

    E.109-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case ABOVE MX7, shelf X773, box D

Physical description

Stereoscopic photograph on glass depicting Stalredro Gallery at St. Gotthard in Switzerland. Lettered with title and the number 4603.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (photographed)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Ferrier, Claude Marie, born 1811 - died 1889 (photographer)
Soulier, Charles (photographer)
Levy, J. (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white stereoscopic photograph, transparency on glass

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm Size of glass, Width: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Stereoscopic photograph on glass depicting the Stalredro Gallery at St. Gotthard in Switzerland, by Ferrier FP et Soulier, and J. Levy Senior. French, ca. late 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Levy Sons & Co. 1895-1919
Paris, France and London, England

In 1864 the Parisian photographic studio of Ferrier pere, fils & Soulier was bought out and became M. Leon & J. Levy. This partnership lasted until 1872 when Leon left and it was renamed J. Levy & Co., which became an important producer of stereo-views and lantern slides. By 1895 his sons had joined the company and it was renamed once again to Levy Sons & Co. (or Levy et ses Fils). His son Lucien became a well known photographer who began publishing international view-cards from his own work depicting scenes mostly from within the French empire.

Materials

Glass

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Stereoscope; Galleries; Stereograph

Categories

Photographs; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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