Niépce, Nicéphore 1765-1833

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1765-03-07
Death 1833-07-05
French
French

Biographical notes:

Frenchman credited as the inventor of photography with his successful experiment of permanently fixing an image in 1826.

From the description of View from the window at Gras. 1826. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492310

French chemist who originated a photographic process.

He worked with Daguerre who perfected Niépce's discovery after the latter's death.

From the description of Letters, 1816-1839. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86159421

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Subjects:

  • Architecture--1820-1830
  • Photography--History
  • Photography--Research

Occupations:

  • Chemists
  • Photographers
  • Inventors

Places:

  • Chalon-sur-Saone (France) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)