The collection comprises a complete set
of albumen prints corresponding to the 73 exposures on paper negatives taken by Henri Joseph
Sauvaire between April 7 and May 14, 1866 during the second expedition to the Holy Land
sponsored by the duc de Luynes.
Henri Joseph Sauvaire was a French diplomat, numismatist, Orientalist and amateur
photographer. He was born in Marseilles on March 15, 1831, and was raised by his merchant
uncle and guardian, Maurius Sauvaire, whose extensive dealings in Beirut and the Middle East
exposed him to the Arabic world at an early age.
3.75 Linear Feet
(73 photographs in 3 boxes)
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