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INVENTORY OF VUES DE PHÉNICIE, DE JUDÉE, DES PAYS DE MOAB ET DE PETRA: PHOTOGRAPHIÉES PAR M.VIGNES LIEUTENANT DE VAISSEAU PENDANT SON VOYAGE, EN 1864, AVEC DE DUC DE LUYNES DE BEYROUTH Á LA MER ROUGE ET SON RETOUR AVEC M. LARTET DE JÉRUSALEM Á DAMAS PAR LE RIVE GAUCHE DU JOURDAIN
2012.R.14  
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Description
The album records the Duc de Luynes's 1864 expedition to the Dead Sea with the photographs arranged according to the expedition itinerary, starting at Beirut and concluding with a view of the source of the Hasbany River.
Background
Louis Vignes (1831-1896) was a French naval officer who, in 1864 as a young lieutenant, accompanied Honoré Paul Joseph d'Albert, duc de Luynes, on his expedition to the Dead Sea region, having been trained as a photographer by Charles Negre prior to their departure.
Extent
1.0 album (58 photographic prints)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.