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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Georges Leuzinger

Other: G. Leuzinger 
Dates:  1813 - 1892
Active:  Brazil
Swiss, he was in Rio de Janeiro from 1832 publishing lithograph albums. By the late 1850s he published albums assembled from other photographersí material. In the 1860s began taking his own photographs and exhibited in Paris 1867 "Exposition Universelle". Around 1865 he hired German photographer Albert Frisch to cover Amazonian Indians. Leuzinger studio became a well-known publishing house including lithographs, typography and engravings based on photographs. 
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
*[George Leuzinger; name sometimes found as Leutzinger] "Edit."; Rua de Ouvidor, No. 36. "Vistas de Rio de Janeiro"; scarce but fine views of the city and surrounding countryside to #153, few rare views of Peru; on yellow SCMs and CMs; advert. "a specialized studio with the finest english cameras for landscapes, panoramas, views of all types, stereographs..."; views taken between 60 and 70. 
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.
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