Pasteur, Louis

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Pasteur, Louis



Signed vintage studio photograph



Signed vintage semi-glossy studio photograph, shows Louis Pasteur in a formal seated cabinet portrait by Eugène Pirou* of Paris, 8,25 x 11 inch - affixed by the photographer on a slightly larger cardboard (altogether 8,5 x 12 inch), (Paris), 20.12.1885, signed and inscribed in dark ink "A Monsieur le Dr. Livon - amical souvenir - 20 décembre 1885 L. Pasteur", with scattered mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition. * Louis Eugène Pirou (1841-1909, Chaville) was a French photographer and filmmaker, known primarily for his portraits of celebrities and scenes from the Paris Commune. He was awarded a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle (1889).

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SKU 6027062
Profession French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization
Year of birth 1822
year of death 1895
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8,25 x 11 (altogether 8,5 x 12 inch)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph vintage photographs
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