View of the church Gran Madre di Dio in Turin

Enrico Federico Jest1839-10-08


The Hague, Netherlands

This image is among the the very first Italian outdoor daguerreotypes and is dated on the verso of the mount: October 8th, 1839. It presents the Neoclassic-style church of Gran Madre di Dio, located in front of Piazza Vittorio Veneto, at the western side of the bridge Vittorio Emanuele I. The church was inaugurated in 1831. Signed on the paper mat: Jest à Turin On the verso: "Dessin photographique d'aprés le procedé de M. Daguerre per Henri F. Jest opt., Mec. De l'Université R. Des Etudes à Turin rue Po N. 46";


  • Title: View of the church Gran Madre di Dio in Turin
  • Creator: Enrico Federico Jest
  • Date: 1839-10-08
  • Location: Italy
  • Original Source: © Fondazione Torino Musei
  • License: Europeana Rights Reserved - Free Access
  • From: http://www.daguerreobase.org/en/type/bfaef794-e5d2-3c43-7309-3b1eeb632b14

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