AUGUSTE ET LOUIS LUMIÈRE: SAVANTS DE GÉNIE HOMMES DE GRAND COEUR:
[Lyon]: n.d. Small 8vo., 23 pp., illustrations. Decorative paper wrappers. Modest wear to wrappers, else very good. Item #29959
A celebration of the contributions of the Lumière brothers; among them are the use of organic substances as photographic developers; advances in three color carbon printing; the autochrome plate, the first commercially available direct color process; the invention of a cinemagraphic camera and projector for motion pictures. As stated by Sipley in Photography's Great Inventors, " It is doubtful whether any member of the photographic profession or industry has received more honors than the Lumière brothers."