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Photograph (Gelatine Print) of Jean Alfred Nachet, by Eugen Pirou, Paris, Late 19th Century

Inventory Number: 12075
Object Type:
Persons: Eugen Pirou (Photographer)
Date Created: Late 19th Century
Place Created: Paris France Europe
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Brief Description: Gelatine print mounted on card. Portrait of Alfred Nachet, head and shoulders, head turned to right; vignetted. The photograph was printed for Nachet's son to give to the RMS after his death in 1908, but shows Nachet in mid life, so was probably taken in the 1870s. Accompanied in the archive by 2 halftones taken from it.
Primary Inscriptions: Photographer's name blind embossed on front: 'Eug. Pirou 5. Bd. St. Germain Paris'. Inscribed on back: 'Nachet Jean, Alfred. Constructeur d'Instruments d'Optique Paris - Juin 1831, novembre 1908, Offert à la R.M.S. par son fils [signature] Janvier 1909.'.
Provenance: Royal Microscopical Society archive. Given to the society by Nachet's son in 1909.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Archive
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
139 100 mm

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