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|Dates: ||1815, 3 March - 1865|
|Born: ||France, Paris|
French inventor and engineer. A very early experimenter with photographic processes. An example print of Paris roof tops survives in the National Library of Scotland within an album of James Naysmyth who dated it to 1835 and titled it as by Fromént.
Larry J. Schaaf "The First Photograph that James Nasmyth Ever Saw", Scottish Photography Bulletin, 1990, no. 2, pp. 15-22
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