Anonymous (French) Dans l'Intimite de Personages Illustres; 2 Volumes
Photo Date 1860-1920 Print Date 1950c
Dimensions 8 x 11.25 in. (203 x 286 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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About This Image
Set of two facsimile albums of French celebrities in the realms of art and science. Each album contains a collection of photographs, reproduced and pasted above mock hand-written notes on each personality. The first album, dated 1860-1920, highlights individuals such as Edgar Degas, Anatole France and Cora Pearl. The second volume, dated 1865-1905, includes Jean-Léon Gérôme, Frédéric Passy and Pierre and Marie Curie. Each album contains 12 pages of photographs enclosed in an elaborately detailed cream cardboard cover with maroon drawstring.
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