The 1895 international photographic art exposition hosted by the Photo-Club de Paris was held at the Galerie Durand-Ruel in Paris from March 22, 1895 – April 11, 1895. This image is from the the portfolio that accompanied the show. The large-plate, hand-pulled heliogravure (photogravure) is printed on French (mould made) white Marais paper in an edition of 480. An additional 30 copies were printed on Imperial Japan paper. The 64 individual photographs and one watercolor drawing (aquarelle) represented were printed by the French Atelier Charles Wittmann. Copper plates for the plate impressions were prepared by Lemercier, Dujardin, Richard Paulussen, Fillon et Heuse, R. Dunthom, J. Blechinger, Bordier, and Otto Schmidt. Letterpress was executed by L’Imprimerie Chaix.
Gernsheim, Helmut. Creative Photography. Aesthetic Trends 1839-1960. [with Illustrations.]. London: Faber & Faber, 1962. p. 135
Crawford, William. The Keepers of Light. Dobbs Ferry: Morgan and Morgan, 1979. p. 14-15