Eugène Constant French, active Italy
Publisher Edouard Mauche et Cie French

Not on view

Constant, who associated with the painter-photographers at the Caffè Greco, was the first in Rome to use the method of albumen on glass plate negatives devised by the Frenchman Niépce de Saint-Victor in 1847. This remarkable album contains thirty prints by Constant, each affixed to a page bearing the blind stamp of the bookseller Edouard Mauche (who sold his views).

Roma, Eugène Constant (French, active Italy, 1848–55), Salted paper print from glass negative

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