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ID: 500037136
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037136

 

Record Type: Person
Delessert, Edouard (French photographer, 1828-1898)

Note: Delessert was introduced to photography along with his cousin Benjamin Delessert (1817-1868) probably by Gustave Le Gray in 1840. From 1850 to 1851 Delessert travelled to Palestine. In 1854 Delessert documented the lives of the poor living in the old quarters of London. Delessert also travelled to Sardinia in 1855 and Rome, Italy in 1860. Delessert created a series of travel books based on all of his trips abroad. He also invented the "porte-lumière", an instrument for enlarging negatives.

Names:
Delessert, Edouard (preferred,V,index)
Edouard Delessert (V,display)
Delessert, Alexandre-Henri-Edouard (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
photographer (preferred)

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
cousin of ....  Delessert, Benjamin  
................  (French photographer and publisher, 1817-1868) [500037135]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Delessert, Edouard (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer, 1828-1898) ..... [CCA Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Delessert, Alexandre-Henri-Edouard ........ [CCA]
........................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Delessert, Edouard ........ [CCA Preferred]
......................................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
Edouard Delessert ........ [CCA]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Jammes and Janis, Art of French Calotype (1983) 167-168
....................  McCauley, Industrial Madness (1994)
....................  Second Empire, Art in France Under Napoleon III (1978) 408
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Jammes and Janis, Art of French Calotype (1983) 167
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