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|Dates: ||1807, 15 February - 1873, 24 July|
|Born: ||France, Neuilly|
|Died: ||France, Neuilly|
French optical instrument maker, photographer and publisher. Soon after the announcement of photography in 1839 he sent Daguerreotypists around the world to photograph the wonders of the globe. The resulting images were converted into engravings and published in Excursions daguerriennes: Vues et monuments les plus remarquables du globe (A Paris: Chez Rittner et Goupil, Boulevard Montmartre, 15; Lerebours, Opticien de l'Observatoire, Place du Pont-Neuf, 13; Hr Bossange, Quai Voltaire, 11, 1842).
Sets of the book Excursions daguerriennes: Vues et monuments les plus remarquables du globe are available online at:
Musťe franÁais de la Photographie (Inventory no: 2004.16.1)
New York Public Library (Image id: 1690382 )
St. Andrews University Library (Special collections, Classmark: Photo NE2600.L4)
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