Jean-François Armbruster

Specimens Tissus et Broderies faisant partie du Musee dÁrt et d'Industrie reproduits en photographie et publier par F. Ambruster. Together with one other folder with 20 plates..

A Lyon chez L'Auteur Photographe du Musee DÁrt et Industrie. With 75 of 80 plates. 42 x 33 cm. The photographs are albumin prints. It seem like this album was made as a model but was never published. Added: another folder with 20 plates with photograhs of textile. At the bottom of each plate is printed: A. Calavas ainé Editeur 68. RueLafayette, Paris. Photographe, peintre, dessinateur. - Diplômé de l'École des beaux-arts de Lyon. - Connu également pour ses portraits au crayon. - Photographe, il s'installe en 1859 comme successeur de Camille Dollar, au 11 place Croix-Paquet à Lyon, puis place de la Charité dans les années 1870, et 2 rue du Plat au début des années 1880. Some plates have comments in pencil, Some plates have same photographs added. The plates are detached from the binding.
Jean-François Armbruster (or François Armbruster), born on 23 November 1835in Lons-le-Saunier and died on May 8 , 1912 in Lyon, was a photographer , painter and designer from Lyon. Son of Antoine Armbruster, tailor in Lons-le-Saunier, Jean-François Armbruster was a student at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyon from 1850 to 1855 where he took lessons from Jean-Marie Reignier . First a silk factory designer, he was a photographer until 1882: he succeeded Camille Dolard in 1859 , place Croix-Paquet in Lyon, then in 1870 he moved to Place de la Charité in the years, and finally rue du Dish in 1880. From the building he occupies at Croix-Rousse, in 1869 he produced a large panorama of Lyon. They are "thirteen photographs covering a field of approximately 350 ° from east to west. The shooting was taken from the belvedere of the building at Place Croix-Paquet, n ° 11, in summer, between 10 am and 4 pm, at the rate of one snapshot every 30 minutes. The photographer had a large format camera, fitted with a lens of approximately 800 mm focal length giving a magnification of twice. The negatives are made up of by 27 cm x 33 cm "glass plates [ 2 ] . At the same time as his activity as a photographer, he painted portraits and made them in pencil. As a painter he exhibited for the first time in 1862, at the Salon de Lyon with a portrait of the dead Curé of Ars He married in Villeurbanne on October 29 , 1868 with Virginie Céline Cote. He is a member of the French Photography Society . He improved the photographic equipment, so in 1900 he perfected "a photographic camera for simultaneously obtaining the same point, a certain number of shots, applicable to the making of selective shots for color photography".

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