[The Nile in front of the Theban Hills]

Salted paper print from paper negative | 46.9 x 61.2cm | 1853-54

John Beasley Greene

John Greene was an archaeologist, the well-to-do son of a banker from Boston who lived in Paris, and a photographer. By 1853 the twenty-one-year-old Greene had learned to use Le Gray's waxed-paper process, the technique of choice for traveling French...
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