Galerie historique du règne de Napoléon III: Sébastopol by Léon Méhédin, 1855
Photographically-illustrated book comprised of albumen paper prints by Léon-Eugène Méhédin. The images show views of Sebastopol and the surrounding areas.
- Creation: 1855
Language of Materials
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MS. 23051 photogr. 5
Wilson Centre Accession Number: 02:7102; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 355
Biographical / Historical
Léon Eugène Méhédin was an artist, architect, archaeologist, and fervent Bonapartist. He was sent to photograph Crimea in November 1855, by order of Napoleon III, along with the painter Jean-Charles Langlois.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Robert Hershkowitz UK, 28/10/2002
Albumen paper prints from a wet-plate negative