Blois

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a skyline view of Blois, France taken from a high building. The right portion of the picture is taken up with the edge of the stone building, and carved stone gargoyle type representations of eagles and other creatures along the roof. In the left side of the picture is a view across the roofs and spires of the city, with a domed roof in the middle ground. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Yellowed unevenly, mirroring bottom left, surface damaged bottom right and left, abrasion top left, tiny black flecks. Slight repair needed. Production method: gelatin-silver print.