Daguerrerotype Restoration (image) University of New Mexico Share Print E-Mail Caption Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804-1892). Desert near Alexandria, 1842. Daguerreotype, 3 11/16 x 9 1/2 in. (9.4 x 24.1 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Philippe de Montebello Fund, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Moran Gift, in memory of Louise Chisholm Moran, Joyce F. Menschel and Annette de la Renta Gifts, and funds from various donors, 2016 Credit The MET Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.