Black-and-white photographic image (14.5 x 10.25 cm.), depicting the head chef and numerous kitchen staff of a large-scale dining establishment in France, Belgium, Monaco or another francophone country. Dated in pencil at lower margin, "1894-1895". Additional ink inscription on one of two cardboard mounts, “Marius Buisseren a ses neuf copans, Laurent Rouge". The chef is surrounded by forty-eight seated and standing members of his kitchen staff, (including two very young boys seated at front center). Photograph affixed to white cardboard matting, which has been glued to larger gray cardboard backing. Some spotting to photograph margins, else very good.