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Alphonse-Louis Poitevin  

b. 1819 Conflans-Sur-Anille, France, d. 1882
photographer; printmaker

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Alphonse-Louis Poitevin, a chemical engineer, photographed landscapes near his family home, as well as his coworkers at the saltworks factory at Montmorot, France. He was known for his use of carbon printing and photolithography, both photomechanical processes. By the mid-1850s he was printing work by other photographers, including Nadar.

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Pantheon, Paris / Poitevin
Pantheon, Paris

French, 1842

Seine at Meudon / Regnault
Seine at Meudon

French, about 1853