Libois, Pierre Alexandre Jh

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Brussels - Ixelles, 1818 - Brussels - Schaerbeek, 1899

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1855 - 1865 Bruxelles
° 17.4.1818; + 26.3.1899. Captain attached to the War Department in 1855. Major in 1863. First military man to be entrusted with photography when General Nerenburger obtained permission from the War Department to set up a studio to copy maps photographically in 1856. He took the negatives of the first published Belgian book to be illustrated with photographs, Louis Alvin’s "Les nielles de la Bibliothèque Royale", Brussels, Hayez, 1857, but it was Gilbert Radoux (see that name) who supplied the prints. Used Asser’s photolithographic process for copying maps in the 1860s.

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1855 - 1865 Bruxelles

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DIRECTORY_1997#2785

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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