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Louis Vignes views and panoramas of Beirut and the ruins of Palmyra, 1864

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Vignes (Louis) Views and Panoramas

Title: Louis Vignes views and panoramas of Beirut and the ruins of Palmyra
Dates: 1864
Number: 2015.R.15
Creator/Collector: Vignes, Louis, 1831-1896
Extent: 47 photographic prints (2 boxes)
Abstract: The collection of 47 photographs contains views of the city of Beirut, Lebanon and the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra and the town of Al-Rastan in Syria, taken by Louis Vignes in 1864 when he accompanied Honoré Théodoric d'Albert, duc de Luynes, on his expedition to the Dead Sea region. They represent the earliest photographs of the remains of Roman Palmyra and are also among the earliest photographs of Beirut.
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Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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