Vue de l'exposition "Le Yucatan est ailleurs"
12 Feb 2007 13 May 2007

"Yucatan is elsewhere "

Désiré Charnay’s photographic expeditions

For the first time, an exhibition presents part of the museum photographic collections.

about the exhibition

 Claude-Joseph Le Désiré Charnay, known as Désiré Charnay, was born on 2 may 1828 in Fleurie. After a first founding trip to Mexico, Désiré Charnay ventured into many excursions : Mexico again, then Madagascar (1863), Java and Australia (1878). The Charnay collection at the musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac is the greatest collection of the artist to date. With more than 500 negatives of various techniques and one thousand of old prints, the exhibition presents a part of the collection which enables you to appreciate its techniques, its beauty and its originality.


  • curator

    • Christine Barthe
  • Place:   Atelier Martine Aublet
  • TimeSlots:  
    From Monday 12 February 2007 at Sunday 13 May 2007
  • Closed on monday
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  10:30 am-07:00 pm
    Thursday:  10:30 am-10:00 pm
  • Public:   All publics
  • Categorie : Exhibitions