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Louis-Emile Durandelle (14 February 1839 – 12 March 1917) was a French architectural photographer. Durandelle is best known for his documentary photographs of the construction of Parisian buildings, including the Eiffel tower and the Paris Opera.
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In ca. 1862, Durandelle opened a photographic studio at 30-32 Chauséessée de Clignancourt with Hyacinthe César Delmaet called "Delmaet & Durandelle". After the death of Delmaet in 1862, his widow, Clémence Jacob, joined Durandelle in the firm. She was probably responsible for the management of the business, and later married Durandelle. The firm "Delmaet and Durandelle" was responsible for documenting the construction of some of the most important landmarks in Paris, including the Paris Opera House and the Eiffel Tower. Upon the death of Clémence in 1890, Durandelle sold his archives to his assistant Paul-Joseph-Albert Chevojon. French photographer.
Artist, Photographer
Louis-Emile Durandelle, Edouard Durandelle
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