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Valley of the Saltina near Brieg at Entrance of the Simplon

Sir John Frederick William Herschel1821

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

  • Title: Valley of the Saltina near Brieg at Entrance of the Simplon
  • Creator: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
  • Date: 1821
  • Physical Dimensions: 19.7 x 29.7 cm (7 3/4 x 11 11/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Graphite drawing made with the aid of a camera lucida
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of the Graham and Susan Nash Collection
  • Signature: See inscriptions
  • Object Type: Graphic art
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 91.GG.98.51
  • Inscription: (Recto) inscribed in black ink, at lower edge, by Herschel: "J.F.W. Herschel del. Cam Luc. [space] Sep. [space] 1821 [space] Valley of the Saltina near Brieg at entrance of the Simplon."; in black ink, at upper center edge: "No 318" (Verso) inscribed in black ink, at upper right corner: "No. 24 / Ravine near / Brygg"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: Gift of the Graham and Susan Nash Collection
  • Classification: Drawings

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