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ID: 500021778
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500021778

 
Record Type: Person
Fizeau, Hippolyte Louis (French photographer, 1819-1896)

Note: Born 23 September 1891; died 18 September 1896. From 1839 to 1846, Fizeau collaborated with Léon Foucault (1819-1868) to improve the daguerreotype process by attempting to determine the speed of light. Fizeau also created a photoengraving technique directly form the daguereeotype. In 1840, Fizeau collaborated with Alfred Donné (1801-1878) in the production of daguerreotype microphotographs. In 1842, some etched plates from Fizeau's daguerreotypes appeared in Lerebours's book "Excursions daguerriennes". In 1845, Fizeau and Foucault produced the first daguerreotype of the sun. In 1863, Fizeau took up the post of Superintendant of Physics at the École Polytechnique in Paris.

Names:
Fizeau, Hippolyte Louis (preferred,V,index)
Hippolyte Louis Fizeau (V,display)
Fizeau, A. H. L. (V)
Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis (V)
Fizeau, Armand-Hippolyte-Louis (V)
Fizeau, Hippolyte (V)
Fizeau, Louis Armand Hippolyte (V)
Hippolyte Fizeau (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
physicist
photographer
daguerreotypist

Gender: male

Events:
active:   1839-ca. 1869  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fizeau, Hippolyte Louis (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer, 1819-1896) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(French, 1819-1896, daguerreotypist) ..... [JPGM]
(French photographer and physicist; born Paris (France), 1819; died Nanteuil-le-Haudouin (France), 1896) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Fizeau, A. H. L. ........ [CCA]
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis ........ [CCA]
............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fizeau, Armand-Hippolyte-Louis ........ [JPGM Preferred]
................................................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Fizeau, Hippolyte ........ [CCA Preferred]
....................................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
Fizeau, Hippolyte Louis ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA]
...............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fizeau, Louis Armand Hippolyte ........ [CCA]
............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Hippolyte Fizeau ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Hippolyte Louis Fizeau ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, JPGM]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr2002010880
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Jammes, Blanquart-Evrard (1981) 16
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr2002010880
....................  Macmillan, Encyclopedia Photographers (1983)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Petit Robert 2: Noms propres (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
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