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Koch & Wilz, Panoramas of Paris
2016.R.36  
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Description
The album of 39 panoramic photographs by Koch & Wills includes 30 panoramas of Paris; two each of Trouville and Geneva; and one each of Versailles, Zürich and Schloss Heidelberg; as well as panoramas of an unidentified river town and an unidentified port.
Background
Georges-Laurent Koch and Antoine Wilz were Parisian cabinet makers, inventors and photographers established in the rue Saint-Antoine during the 1850s and 1860s. In the 1860s they invented a camera that took a panoramic image using a single negative.
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet (1 album containing 39 photographs)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.