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Adolphe Bertsch 
Antennes du Moucheron Volucelle (gross 4000 fois) 
Salt print 
15 x 15 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Sale: 90, Lot: 4023, Dec 5, 2007) 
Adolphe Bertsch was one of the early pioneers of 19th century photography, being one of the first to make enlargements from smaller negatives. Bertsch invented the megascope which made extreme enlargements possible as early as 1860. In 1857 he published "Etudes d'histoire naturelle au microscope". 

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