[Cartes-de-visite portraits of European rulers and French figures in the arts]. [ca. 1860-ca. 1869]


[Cartes-de-visite portraits of European rulers and French figures in the arts]. [ca. 1860-ca. 1869]

Compiled by Baron Haussmann, the highly decorated boards contain his family crest. Many are hand captioned within the ornate borders of the mounts. Among those depicted are: Napoleon III, the Emperor of Austria, the King of Belgium, Lamartine, Flandrin, Vernet, etc. Among the contributing photographers are: Andre Disdéri, Felix Nadar, Charles Reutlinger, Numa Blanc, L. Cremière, Mayer & Pierson, and Bisson Frères.

1 album (150 photographic prints)


SNAC Resource ID: 8225938

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