Aubry, Charles (M)

b. 3 June 1811. d. 23 March 1877. Nationality: French.
Artist, industrial designer, and photographer. Born in Paris. Worked as an industrial designer for 30 years. Exhibited at a Brussels industrial exhibition (1857). Opened a plaster casts manufacturing and photography company in Paris in 1864 that was ultimately a failure. Instead, sold the photographs of plants and flowers to drawing schools. Author of *Studies of Leaves* (1864). Biographical information: *Benezit*, John Hannavy, editor, *Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography*, vol. 1, Routledge, 2008, p. 67, 76, 195, 1345; Anne McCauley, “The Career of Charles Aubry,” *The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 14, 1986, p. 158-159. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Sledge 1835 The Keepsake Illustrator 3875