CONFÉRENCES PUBLIQUES SUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE THÉORIQUE ET TECHNIQUE.; CONFERENCE DU 24 JANVIER 1892. M. A. Londe, Albert.

CONFÉRENCES PUBLIQUES SUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE THÉORIQUE ET TECHNIQUE.; CONFERENCE DU 24 JANVIER 1892.

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.

Price: $350.00

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