Set of eight facsimile albums of French celebrities in the realms of art and science covering the years 1845-1920. Each album contains a collection of photographs, reproduced and pasted above mock hand-written notes on each personality. The albums highlight individuals such as, Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, Honore de Balzac, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot and Victor Hugo.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingre, Gustave Eiffel, Auguste Rodin, Emile Zola and various military figures. Each album contains 12 pages of photographs enclosed in an elaborately detailed cream cardboard cover with maroon drawstring.
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Photo Date 1845-1920 Print Date 1950c
Dimensions 8 x 11.25 in. (203 x 286 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
Charles Schwartz Ltd.