Rare collection of electricity photographs/spark photographs from the same archive, France, circa 1890

Rare collection of electricity photographs/spark photographs from the same archive, France, circa 1890

€8,400

Circa

1890

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Early Photographs, Physics & Chemistry, Scientific Books, Technology, Scientific

Description

Rare collection of electricity photographs/spark photographs from the same archive, France, circa 1890

Fourteen gelatin-silver bromide prints, eleven of which mounted on cardboard (print sizes from 22x17cm to 9.5x6cm)

 

Rare set produced by the same and only photographer, remaining anonymous, of fourteen photographs of electricity or electric spark.

The set consists of:

-nine so-called Trouvelot figures, that is to say direct photographs of the electric spark, negative pole.

-four direct photographs of spark, positive pole.

-a last one that is barely readable.

More or less faded prints but rare homogeneous set of scientific photography.

See, Canguilhem, The marvelous scientists, 2044, pages 102-113.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.
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