Ruins at Palenque - sculptured tablet with cross..., 1860 - 1869
Scope and Contents
334 x 215 mm. Palenque is in south Mexico.
- 1860 - 1869
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Biographical / Historical
Desire Charnay was an archaeologist and amateur photographer active in Mexico and Madagascar. Charnay photgraphed in Central America in the late 1850s, mainly in furtherance of his archaeological researches.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Poor condition, fading and yellowing.
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Charnay, Claude-Joseph-Désiré, 1828-1915, photographer, archaeologist and writer
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