Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.
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[Citation de Virgile]
Nadar [Gaspard Félix Tournachon] (French, 1820 - 1910)
Paris, France (Place Created)
Albumen silver print
23.6 × 19.5 cm (9 1/4 × 7 11/16 in.)
View inside the Paris Catacombs, lit with artificial light. The wall is lined with human skulls arranged around a stone plaque on which a quotation from Virgil is carved.