Niépce, Nicéphore 1765-1833

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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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creatorOf Niépce, Nicéphore, 1765-1833. View from the window at Gras. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Niépce, Nicéphore, 1765-1833. Letters, 1816-1839. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Niepce, Joseph Nicephore. Niepce, Joseph Nicephore : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853. The daguerreotype : manuscript, 1839. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Niepce, Joseph Nicéphore : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf [Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
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Chalon-sur-Saone (France)
France
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Architecture--1820-1830
Photography--History
Photography--Research
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Chemists
Photographers
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Birth 1765-03-07

Death 1833-07-05

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French

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