Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, 1892. First edition. 8vo., 36 pp., 16 illustrations. Printed paper wrappers. The upper tip of the rear wrapper is creased. Near fine and unopened. Item #26749
A presentation on the applications and advances in medical photography, with interesting illustrations. At the head of the title: CONSERVATOIRE NATIONAL DES ARTS ET MÉTIERS, 1891-1892.
Albert Londe, 1858 - 1917, was an influential French photographer and medical researcher. He was the director of photography at the Salpétrière Hospital in Paris and worked with Jean-Martin Charcot photographing the muscular movements of the patients, some of his earliest studies of movement. His interest in instantaneous photography led him to design a twelve lens camera, coupled with his investigations in artificial lighting sources, which allowed for short duration chronophotographs on a single glass plate. Londe was also a chemist, mechanic, criminologist, a pioneer radiologist, and a member of the Société Française de Photographie.
Roosens and Salu No. 6197. OCLC fails to locate this title.