Niépce, Letters and Documents online

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The revised online edition of Niépce, correspondance et papiers is a compilation of over 700 documents from more than 50 archives spread all over the world.
Footnotes give thousands of references; its index of names amounts to more than three thousand; equipped with a multi-criteria search engine.
Historical bits and pieces are revealed, family secrets unveiled — the collage of scientific history turns the confidences of Nicéphore Niépce (1765-1833) into a captivating story.

The museum Maison Nicéphore Niépce is happy to announce the online publication of Niépce-Correspondance et papiers (NB: Flash Player plug-in needed; new Website under construction), with the sponsorship of the Académie des sciences and the Académie des beaux-arts, the largest number of documents ever collected on the inventor of photography (1765-1833).