|Three unmounted, gelatin silver prints showing the interior of the Decauville factory at Petit-Bourg, c. 1890-1900.
Decauville were makers of a narrow-gage (50-60 cm) railway system, which was named after its inventor, Amand Decauville (1821-1871). It was used on construction sites, to transport goods within towns, and occasionally to serve as feeder lines to river ports or a larger railroad.
Photographer unidentified. All three photographs are numbered in the negative.
The prints measure approximately 7.4" by 9.6" (188 mm by 243 mm).
condition: The prints shows some slight patchiness and mottling in some areas, but overall, all three are in excellent condition, with strong tonal range and sharp details.
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