The Double Bridge on the Machno by Roger Fenton (1857)

“The Double Bridge on the Machno” is a photograph taken by Roger Fenton in 1857. The image captures a serene, natural setting focused around a body of water, presumably the Machno River. In this historic photograph, a rugged landscape is on full display with a rich array of textures. A tree with a prominent, twisted trunk hangs overhead, its canopy creating dappled light effects on the underlying rocks and water. The water’s surface is glassy, reflecting the rocky landscape and contributing to the tranquil mood. The scene’s composition draws the viewer’s gaze through the intertwining rocky outcrops, showcasing nature’s complexity and beauty in the mid-19th century.

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