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ID: 500028356
 
Record Type: Person
Petit, Pierre (French photographer, 1832-1909)

Note: In 1849 in Paris, Petit learned the daguerreotype process and by 1858, he had joined the Trinquart Studio in Paris. In 1860, Petit & Trinquart opened a branch studio in Baden-Baden, Germany and another in Marseille, France, in 1861. The partnership dissolved that year. In 1862, Petit opened his own photographic studio in Paris photographing in Rome that same year. In 1866, Petit obtained, from the French Imperial Commission, the monopoly on photography at the Universal Exhibition of 1867 in Paris. In 1871, he photographed the Siege of Paris and from 1871 to 1886, Petit photographed the construction of the Statue of Liberty in Paris. In 1875, he joined the Société française de photographie.

Names:
Petit, Pierre (preferred,V,index,LC)
Pierre Petit (V,display)
Petit, Pierre Lamy (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Provençal

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Aups (Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Trinquart  1860-1861
..................  (French photographer, active mid- to late 19th century) [500101608]
student of ....  Disdéri, André Adolphe-Eugène  
..................  (French photographer, 1819-1889) [500118847]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Petit, Pierre (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer, 1832-1909) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French photographer, 1832-1909) ..... [Grove Art]
(French, 1832-1909) ..... [JPGM]
(French photographer; born Aups (France), 1832; died Paris (France), 1909) ..... [CCA]
(French photographer, 1832-1885) ..... [BHA]
(artist, born 1832) ..... [GRL]

Sources and Contributors:
Petit, Pierre ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) g 87810036
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Petit, Pierre Lamy ........ [CCA]
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Pierre Petit ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Buerger, Pierre Petit (1981)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 27 June 2005
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
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