Photographe à verres combinés
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Photographe à verres combinés

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Lens

Charles Chevalier

French, 1804–1859

Photographe à verres combinés

1842
Metal and glass
Overall: 7 1/16 × 6 3/16 × 6 3/16 in. (18 × 15.7 × 15.7 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1972.0330.0001
DescriptionChevalier portrait and landscape lens.
Inscriptions Engraved in metal, on lens barrel, main ring, C: Photographe \ à Verres Combinés \ Inventé par \ CHARLES CHEVALIER, \ Palais Royal 158, \ Paris
Printed in black ink, scalloped-oval label applied inside lens, main ring, TC: COLLECTION \ G.CROMER \ 17 [number inscribed in black ink, Cromer's hand, centered on label]
Engraved in metal, on diaphragm at front of lens, TC: PORTRAITS \ ET \ PAYSAGES
Engraved in metal, on lens barrel, center ring, RC: PORTRAITS
Engraved in metal, on lens barrel, center ring, RC: [oval line border] CHARLES CHEVALIER \ DEUX \ MEDAILLES D'OR \ EN 1834

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