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André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri - Europeana Collections
André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (March 28, 1819, - October 4, 1889) was a French photographer who started his photographic career as a daguerreotypist but gained greater fame for patenting his version of the carte de visite, a small photographic image which was mounted on a card. Disdéri, a brilliant showman, made this system of mass-production...