l’Hôtel de Cluny De la série “Paris en miniature” Negre, Charles  (French, 1820-1880)

Photogravure by Charles Nègre, titled ‘Paris en miniature, Hotel de Cluny’ from a photograph. This is an example of the Gravure Heliographique method of Niépce de Saint-Victor as modified by Charles Nègre. The plate was made before November, 1854. One of the first, if not the first, photogravures to appear in a book.