Daguerreotype of the Acropolis by Jean Baptiste Louis Gros

January 11, 2008

Baron Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros (French, 1793–1870)
View of the East Facade of the Propylaea on the Acropolis, Athens, May–June, 1850
Daguerreotype; 14.9 x 20 cm (5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

From the exhibition The Dawn of Photography: French Daguerreotypes, 1839–1855
September 23, 2003–January 4, 2004
Drawings, Prints, and Photographs Galleries, The Howard Gilman Gallery, 2nd floor
Metropolitan Museum, New York

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