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Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre (1787 - 1851)

Lot 180: DAGUERRE, LOUIS-JACQUES-MANDE. 1787-1851.

Bonhams 2

April 20, 2011
San Francisco, CA, US

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Autograph Letter Signed ("Daguerre J."), 1 p, 4to (integral address leaf), Paris, November 27, 1825, to Guilbert de Pixerécourt, Diorama letterhead, address leaf torn, light spotting.

Magniloquent letter to Guilbert de Pixerécourt [1773-1844], playwright and Director of the Opera Comique in Paris. Guilbert de Pixerécourt had assisted Daguerre in promoting the "Diorama" and Daguerre offers him and his friends free admission. The Diorama theater was opened in 1822 by Daguerre in Paris to entertain the population by showing an animated landscape.
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