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Boissonnas, Frédéric, 1858-1946


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    • Boissonnas, Frédéric, 1858-
    • Boissonnas, Fréd. (Frédéric), 1858-1946
    • Boissonnas, Fréd
    • Boissonnas, Frédéric, b. 1858
    • Bouasona, Phrent, 1858-1946
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1858-06-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1946-10-17
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Boissonnas SA
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Geneva (Switzerland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Geneva (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Switzerland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Greece
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Algeria
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Greece--Antiquities--Photographs
          (lcsh) Africa, North--Antiquities--Photographs
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      • Earlier Established Forms

        • Boissonnas, Fréd
        • Boissonnas, Frédéric, 1858-
        • Boissonnas, Frédéric, b. 1858
      • Sources

        • found: Fatio, G. La campagne genevoise d'après nature, 1981:t.p. (Fréd. Boissonnas)
        • found: LC data base, 9-13-85(hdg.: Boissonnas, Frédéric, 1858- )
        • found: Constantinidis, Y. Thessalonikē ... 1989:t.p. (Phrent Bouasona)
        • found: Timgad : la Pompéi algérienne, 1915:frontispiece (signature Fred. Boissonnas, in red ink on photogravure) page 51 (M. Fréd. Boissonnas, à Genève; this photograph is part of a collection assembled by M. [monsieur] Boissonnas in Roman Africa in order to illustrate a large edition of the volume by M. Louis Bertrand on saint Augustine, in preparation, publication delayed by current events)
        • found: Wikipedia, French version, March 12, 2020(Frédéric Boissonnas; born 18 June 1858, Geneva; died 17 October, 1946, Geneva, age 88; Swiss photographer, from a family of Geneva artists / photographers; his father Henri-Antoine Boissonnas (1833-1889) founded their photography studio in 1864; between 1907 and 1919 Frédéric made several trips to Greece, including that of 1913 with Daniel Baud-Bovy with whom he made the first known ascent of Mount Olympus; Frédéric directed the family studio from 1887 to 1920; in 1919 the publishing house Boissonnas SA was founded, and the same year he left for Greece accompanied by his son Edmond-Édouard Boissonnas; two of his sons succeeded him in turn in directing the studio; his seventh son Paul (1902-1983) ended up directing it until 1969, at which point he turned it over to his son-in-law, Gad Borel (1942- ); in 2011 the Ville de Genève requested a municipal credit for acquisition of the Boissonnas photographic archive, which was deposited at the Bibliothèque de Genève, Centre d'iconographie)
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        • [Data contributed by the Dance Heritage Coalition for the New York Public Library Dance Collection.]
      • Change Notes

        • 1985-10-04: new
        • 2020-03-14: revised
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