Skip to main content
sales@mediastorehouse.com
Framed Pictures, Canvas Prints
Posters & Jigsaws since 2004
 

1812 1877 Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 10 pictures in our 1812 1877 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Woman in Lorraine Dress, c. 1860s-70s. Creator: Adolphe Braun (French, 1812-1877) Featured Print

Woman in Lorraine Dress, c. 1860s-70s. Creator: Adolphe Braun (French, 1812-1877)

Woman in Lorraine Dress, c. 1860s-70s. This portrait depicting an ethnic type and costume—a woman from the Lorraine region—was probably made around 1871, when the Franco-Prussian War resulted in the loss of the French regions of Alsace and Lorraine to Germany. The image would have resonated with emotion and political sentiment as well as folkloric interest for 19th-century viewers. Braun's photography firm, one of the world's largest at the time, was part entrepreneurial endeavor, part artist's atelier. To remain competitive, he experimented with the latest technical innovations. This print's exquisite detail and subtle tonal range are due to Braun's use of a new carbon printing process.

© Heritage Art/Heritage Images