VIETNAM DIEULEFILS (PIERRE) An album of 36 views and portraits, mostly in Hanoi, [c.1890]
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VIETNAM DIEULEFILS (PIERRE) An album of 36 views and portraits, mostly in Hanoi, [c.1890]
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DIEULEFILS (PIERRE) An album of 36 views and portraits, mostly in Hanoi, albumen prints, most signed and captioned in the negative, mounted one per page on recto only, images 220 x 160mm., pictorial inlaid lacquer boards, leather spine with gilt bearing "Photographiées par P. Dieulefils Photographe a Hanoi. Tonkin", 4to (260 x 205mm), [c.1890]

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  • Dieulefils (1861-1937) was a French photographer and postcard publisher based in Indo-China. After arriving in Tonkin in 1885 as a soldier he went on to establish a photographic studio in Hanoi and exhibited at the 1889 Paris World Fair. Including: parasol makers at work; Tonkinese soldiers; the royal family; a family sitting to eat a meal; musicians; wheelbarrow drivers; Kinh-Luoc pagoda; priests; and apothecary; fishermen; the mother of the Vice Roy; sculptors at work, and boats on the Red River.
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