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Georges Pélissier Photographs and Papers, ca. 1872-1925

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Finding Aid for the George Pélissier Photographs and Papers, 1872-1925

Title: Georges Pélissier Photographs and Papers
Dates: ca. 1872-1925
Number: 94.R.66
Creator/Collector: Pélissier, Georges Constantin
Extent: 4350.0 items (53 boxes)
Abstract: Art historian, lecturer, and cultural advisor to Tiffany and Company. In his wide travels, Pélissier both collected and created photographic images on diverse subjects, including buildings, monuments, gardens, city views, decorative arts, as well as family and friends. The images in this collection represent various formats and processes, including stereographs, lantern slides, glass negatives, and rare Lumière autochromes. Materials used to present, preserve, and repair stereo views are included, as well as some original stereo view boxes. The small representation of Pélissier's writing includes photocopies of several articles and partial essays, mostly concerning decorative arts.
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Language: Collection material is in French
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Michael Baker.


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