Paul Boyer

Paris, France, 1861–1908 (Photographer)

Paul Boyer (1861–1908) was a French photographer born in Toulon, France. He studied art at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and is credited with the invention of magnesium for flash-lamp photography. He had a studio at 35, boulevard des Capucines in Paris. He made numerous portraits of actors, actresses, and other personalities of his time, which often were published on postcards.

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