|Dates: ||1821, (1820, 6 November - Grove Art Online) - 1893, 16 November|
|Born: ||Sagno, Tessin (Italy, Milan - Grove Art Online)|
Italian and Swiss architectural photographer, optician, and optical instrument maker.
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|Carlo Ponti: Alethoscope|
|Carlo Ponti: Italy: Venice|
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