[1786 - 1889] an important French scientist (chemist)
I was an enemy of photography until my ninety-seventh year, but three years ago I capitulated.
on his hundredth birthday in 31 August, 1886; during first-ever recorded photographic interview (conversation by Nadar).
A Concise History of Photography by Helmut Gernsheim
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