The Oldest Djulfa Photograph?

December 25, 2007 at 12:04 am (Djulfa history)

An 1890? Djulfa cemetery photograph (published in an 1893 book) available at a French website may be the oldest image of the famed historic site (now a military rifle range after Azerbaijan reduced the tombstones to dust in December of 2005):

Nécropole de Djoulfa

Vue générale de la nécropole de Djoulfa (Nakhitchevan) à la fin du 19e s., bois anonyme, d’après une photographie de M. Chantre, in Chantre B., A travers l’Arménie russe, Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1893, p. 179, 13 x 19 cm, coll. particulière, Paris

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