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Visit to Madeira - The bay of Biscay - Evening Featured Brest Image

Visit to Madeira - The bay of Biscay - Evening

Black and white lantern slide of the bay of Biscay in the evening - Visit to Madeira. Part of Box 125 - Madeira. Boswell Collection. The Bay of Biscay is a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea. It lies along the western coast of France from Brest south to the Spanish border, and the northern coast of Spain west to Cape Ortegal, and is named in English after the province of Biscay in the Spanish Basque Country. Date: circa 1890s

© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans

MER-FETE Featured Brest Image


A general view of the sailing ships and boats taking part in the "Brest 2000" seafaring nostalgia 14 July 2000, in the port of Brest, Brittanny. The four-yearly international Festival of Sailors and the Sea presents some 2.300 majestic tall ships and other historic vessels of all shapes and sizes coming from around 20 countries. // des bateaux naviguent, le 14 juillet 2000 dans le port de Brest, lors de la fte de la mer et des marins "Brest 2000", qui se droule du 13 au 17 juillet. AFP PHOTO EMMANUEL PAIN / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL PAIN

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Village Scene (Southern France), c. 1853. Creator: Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi Featured Brest Image

Village Scene (Southern France), c. 1853. Creator: Andre-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi

Village Scene (Southern France), c. 1853. Although best known for his development of the carte-de-visite photograph which immortalized many a Parisian, Disderi's photographic career began around 1850 in a daguerrian studio in Brest. Beset with financial problems, he left his studio, wife, and family and moved to Nimes in December 1852 or January 1853 where he learned the wet collodion-on-glass and wax paper negative processes. The oval vignette cropping and picturesque approach to the posed, but seemingly spontaneous, arrangement of figures and animals engaged in an outdoor activity in Village Scene is typical of the work Disderi produced in Nimes in 1853, for he abandoned the wax paper negative soon after learning it

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