Portraits of prominent 19th century figures : photographs, ca. 1860-1890.


Portraits of prominent 19th century figures : photographs, ca. 1860-1890.

Includes original portraits of European and Eastern Royalty; otherwise primarily French figures of the military, judiciary, church and state, as well as artists, writers, scientists, composers, explorers and bicyclists. Includes an interesting series made by Fʹelix Nadar's son, Paul, of Nadar interviewing Michel-Eugʹene Chevreul in 1886.

436 cartes de vistes (.75 linear ft.)

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Petit, Pierre, 1832-

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French photographer. From the description of Letters, ca. 1860-1884. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83681253 ...

Potin, Fʹelix,

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Numerous photographs, primarily French, including work by Disdʹeri, Nadar, Petit, Reutlinger and the Italian, Brogi. From the description of Portraits of prominent 19th century figures : photographs, ca. 1860-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398035 ...

Chevreul, M. E. (Michel Eugène), 1786-1889

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In 1803, Chevreul began studying with N. Vauquelin at the Musʹeum d'Histoire Naturelle, becoming professor of chemistry there in 1830. In 1807, under Vauquelin's direction, Chevreul began investigating plant dyes. He isolated several natural dyes before turning to the chemistry of natural fats. Chevreul resumed his study of dyes in 1823, and, in 1824, succeeded C. Berthollet as director of dyeing at the Manufactures Royales des Gobelins. From the description of Correspondence and not...

Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910

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French photographer and writer. From the description of Letters, 1856-1909. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84098580 French artist, photographer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Paris, to Honoré Daumier, 1857 (2 with printed date) and 1858 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872042 Photographer, artist, caricaturist, writer, and balloonist, working in Paris from 1839 on. From the descr...

Reutlinger, Charles 1816-1880?

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Brogi, Giacomo, 1822-1881

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Disdéri, André-Adolphe-Eugène, 1819-1889.

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André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819-1889) was a French photographer. André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri was born March 28, 1819, and started working with daguerreotypes in 1849. In 1854, he patented the carte-de-visite photograph size. He died October 4, 1889, in Paris, relatively poor. From the guide to the André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri photograph of Pierre Edouard Frere, 1862, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...