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70/4356 500 Célébrités Contemporaines Collection Félix Potin
70/4356 500 Célébrités Contemporaines Collection Félix Potin
70/4356 500 Célébrités Contemporaines Collection Félix Potin
70/4356 500 Célébrités Contemporaines. Collection Félix Potin. Paris, P. Jouet, n.d. (±1900), 38 lvs. w. 498 (of 502) mounted orig. portrait photographs (±7,5x4,2 cm.) by i.a. BOYER, NADAR, P. PETIT, L. DISDÉRI and E. PIROU, orig. giltlettered boards, obl. folio.

- Lacks 4 portraits (Joachim prince de Prusse, Louise queen of Denmark, opera singer Jean de Reszke and the fencer Rouleau), but with 4 extra portraits mounted on verso of 3 lvs. and w. a duplicate of Édouard de Reszke in the place of his brother Jean; the photographs mainly w. "Collection Félix Potin" in upper margin but partly w. "Chocolats Félix Potin".

= Contains photographs of famous 19th cent. men and women in the fields of the arts, politics, royalty, science and sports (fencing and cycling), i.a. Alma Tadema, Sarah Bernhardt (Reutlinger), A. Bruant, Jaap Eden (Barenne), T.A. Edison, G. Eiffel (E. Pirou), A. France (Reutlinger), E. de Goncourt (Nadar), V. Hugo (Nadar), F. de Lesseps (Nadar), Livingstone, Guy de Maupassant (Boyer), O. Mirbeau (Bary), L. Pasteur (E. Pirou), Puvis de Chavannes (Nadar), Roentgen, L. Tolstoi, G. Verdi, J. Verne (Nadar), R. Wagner and E. Zola (Nadar).

€ (80-100) 120