Benque & Cie (photographer Paris)

Pierre Loti (pseudonym of Julien Viaud: 1850 – 1923, Author and Naval Officer) 

Paris Benque & Cie 1892

Albumen photograph, mounted as a cabinet card, photographer’s details recto and verso, and retailer’s details verso, 165 by 110mm (6½ by 4¼ inches). 

Probably taken on the day of his acceptance into the Acadamie Francaise 7th April 1892.  Retailed by Hazebroucq, Ingenieur-Opticien, Rue de la Paix, 23, Paris their details verso on attached label  
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