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The Wild of Nadar, an Early Photographer Who Knew How to Give a Party

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As a young man in Paris, Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1820-1910), better known as Nadar, had blue eyes and red hair, was poor but threw fantastical parties and was impudence personified. Adam Begley, in his concise and thoughtful new biography of Nadar, tells us about one of these early parties.


Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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