For those who can't visits this exhibition, the Fondation Louis Roederer commissioned this video : a guided tour by curator Sylvie Aubenas. Until February 17, 2013, Bibliothèque Nationale de France proposes an exhibition a discovery of one hundred photographs from the BnF's collections. The oldest photograph presented -- dating back to 1839 - is an experiment carried out by William Fox Talbot. The most recent one was taken in Fos-sur-Mer by Lewis Baltz in 1986 in the framework of the Datar mission.
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