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Louis Auguste Bisson 
Horse "Surprise" 
1842 (ca) 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2007.49.1 
  
 
LL/19501 
  
Inscription on reverse "Daguerréotypé par Bisson, n¦ 65 rue St Germain l'auxerrois a Paris"
 
Bibliography Le daguerréotype franþais. Un objet photographique, Musée d'Orsay, RMN, Paris, 2003, p. 280, pl. 195
 
This was taken as an animal study for the animal painter Rosa Bonheur who was a neighbous and friend of the photographer. 
 

 
  
 
  
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