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Picture No 12495196
Date 19th century
Description The home of Nicéphore Niepce in Chalon-sur-Saône
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The home of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce (1765 – 1833) in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. French inventor. Niepce was a pioneer in the technological development of photography. He developed the process of Heliography, which produced the oldest surviving product from a photographic process. After serving as am officer in the French army, Niepce returned to his family home in Chalon to continue his scientific research.
Source Figuier Les Merveilles de la science
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 12495196 - The home of Joseph Nicéphore Niepce (1765 – 1833) in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. French inventor. Niepce was a pioneer in the technological development of photography. He developed the process of Heliography, which produced the oldest surviving product from a photographic process. After serving as am officer in the French army, Niepce returned to his family home in Chalon to continue his scientific research.

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