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ID: 500016696
 
Record Type: Person
Bonfils, Félix (French photographer, 1831-1885, active in the Middle East)

Note: Born 8 March 1831. Bonfils and his family moved to Beirut in 1867 and opened the studio "Maison Bonfils", which became F. Bonfils et Cie in 1878. Bonfils also photographed in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Greece and Constantinople.

Names:
Bonfils, Félix (preferred,V,index,LC)
Félix Bonfils (V,display)
Bonfils, Felix (V)
Bonfils, Paul Félix (V)
Bonfils, Paul-Felix (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort (Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Alès (Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   from 1867  Beirut (Bayrūt governorate, Lebanon) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bonfils, Félix (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer, 1831-1885, active in the Middle East) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1831-1885) ..... [GRL]
(French, 1831-1885) ..... [JPGM]
(French photographer, 1831-1885) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French photographer; born Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort (France), 1831; died Alais (now Alès, France), 1885) ..... [CCA]
(French photographer, 1831-1885) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Bonfils, Félix ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred]
..............................  Eskind and Drake, Index to American Photographic Collections (1990)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 87127847
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Bonfils, Felix ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Bonfils, Paul Félix ........ [CCA]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Bonfils, Paul-Felix ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Félix Bonfils ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, GRL, GRLPSC, JPGM]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Eskind and Drake, Index to American Photographic Collections (1990)
....................  Gavin, Image of the East (1982)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Gavin, Image of the East (1982) 19
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