Item 1791 - Six photographs of notable fifteenth century buildings in Spanish cities, mounted on one sheet

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/1791

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Six photographs of notable fifteenth century buildings in Spanish cities, mounted on one sheet

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6 photographs mounted on 1 sheet: black and white, sepia; various sizes on 92.1 x 64.6 cm backing

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(1816–1886)

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Jean Laurent was one of the most recognized figures in the history of Spanish photography. In his late twenties he moved from his native France to Madrid, where he lived and worked for forty three years. In the early 1860s Laurent launched his encyclopedic photographic survey of Spanish and Portuguese architecture.

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  • 'Segovia. - 1303. - La casa de los picos.'; 'J. Laurent y Cia Madrid'; 17.4 x 23.6 cm
  • 'Burgos. - 11. - Casa del Cordón.'; anon.; sepia; 29 x23.2 cm
  • 'Toledo. - 563. - Vista interior lateral de San Juan de los Reyes.'; 'J. Laurent y Cia Madrid'; 23.2 x 17.3 cm
  • 'Valladolid. - 1514. - Vista general del patio de San Gregorio.'; 'J. Laurent y Cia Madrid'; 16.9 x 23.4 cm
  • 'Valladolid. - 76. - Fachada de San Gregorio'; 'J. Laurent y Cia Madrid'; 16.9 x 23.4 cm
  • 'Valencia. - 910. - La Lonja.'; 'J. Laurent y Cia Madrid'; 22.7 x 17.5 cm

J[ ] Laurent; anon.

Key (manuscript in ink on paper, 18.5 x 5.5 cm, incomplete) attached to sheet.

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  • Spanish

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