|Born: Pierre Gaspard Gustave Joly |
Other: Pierre Gaspard Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
|Dates: ||1798, 5 February - 1865, 8 June|
|Born: ||Switzerland, Frauenfeld|
|Died: ||France, Paris|
|Active: ||Greece / Egypt|
Swiss daguerreotypist active in Greece and the Middle East. Considered to have taken the first daguerreotypes in Greece.
Five of his Daguerreotypes were published as engravings in Excursions daguerriennes : vues et monuments les plus remarquables de globe [Daguerreotype Excursions: the world’s most spectacular views and monuments] and other examples were included in Panorama d’Égypte et de Nubie avec un Portrait de Mèhemet-Ali et un text orné de vignettes [Panorama of Egypt and Nubia with a portrait of Mèhemet-Ali and a text illustrated with vignettes] (Paris: Hector Horeau, 1841).
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