Léon Cremiere and Erwin Hanfstaenglt Photographer Victor Regnault
Medium Albumen carte-de-visite
Mount on original printed mount
Photo Date 1861c Print Date 1861c
Dimensions 3-1/2 x 2-5/16 in. (90 x 60 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country France
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About This Image
Victor Regnault (1810-1878) was the first president of the Société Française de Photographie, and also professor of chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique, professor of physics at the Collège de France, a member of the Académie des Sciences, and Administrator of the Manufacture de Sèvres. He was an avid amateur photographer, who helped establish a photo studio to record the Sèvres factory's output and a museum collection. He was a contemporary and acquaintance of Bayard, Baldus, Le Secq, Du Camp, Le Gray, Marville, Blanquart-Evrard, Robert, and other masters of the calotype in France.
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