[Railway Scene, Factory at Terre-Noire, France]

Gustave Le Grayearly 1850s

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of railroad cars containing ores or coal at bottom left foreground, a canal with crossing walkways at the center, several shacks and defoliated trees in the background.


  • Title: [Railway Scene, Factory at Terre-Noire, France]
  • Creator: Gustave Le Gray
  • Date Created: early 1850s
  • Location Created: Terre-Noire near Lyon, France
  • Physical Dimensions: 24.8 × 32.9 cm (9 3/4 × 12 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumenized salted paper print from a waxed paper negative
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2002.58
  • Culture: French
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Inc.
  • Creator Display Name: Gustave Le Gray (French, 1820 - 1884)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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