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daguerreotype

Franck (François-Marie-Louis-Alexandre Gobinet de Villecholles)1848/1858

National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia

National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia
Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain

Franck was actually the pseudonym of the French François-Alexandre-Louis-Marie de Gobinet Villecholles, portrait Parisian aristocrat who came to Barcelona, fleeing the revolution in 1848. He became a photographer highlights of Barcelona in the early years of photography. His studio was located in the center of the Rambla, number 18. This piece is signed on the surface of the daguerreotype.

The daguerreotype in frame, shows portrait sitting woman with dark scarf on her head, wearing a plaid skirt. The image is slightly illuminated.

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  • Title: daguerreotype
  • Creator: Franck (François-Marie-Louis-Alexandre Gobinet de Villecholles)
  • Date: 1848/1858
  • Location: Barcelona

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