A collection of cartes de visite owned by Felix
Potin, French retail innovator. Images of important
19th century figures by important photographers.
Author: Potin, Felix, collector.
Title: Portraits of prominent 19th century figures :
photographs, ca. 1860-1890.
Physical Description: 436 cartes de vistes (.75
Summary: Includes original portraits of European
and Eastern Royalty; otherwise primarily
French figures of the military, judiciary,
church and state, as well as artists, writers,
scientists, composers, explorers and
bicyclists. Includes an interesting series
made by Felix Nadar's son, Paul, of Nadar
interviewing Michel-Eugene Chevreul in 1886.
Note: Numerous photographs, primarily French,
including work by Disderi, Nadar, Petit,
Reutlinger and the Italian, Brogi.
Indexes: Contents listing included in the
Photograph Collections' personal name master list.
SPEC-COLL CALL NUMBER COPY LOCATION
1)MSS PHOTO 163 1 MANUSCRIPT
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Wednesday primary source #7 - cartes de visite
Posted by Sarah at 10:30 AM