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Les photographes Livernois

The Livernois, a Family of Photographers

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
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Inscription.

Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois 1830-1865

Élise l'Heureux 1827-1896

Jules-Ernest, 1851-1933

Jules, 1877-1952

Sculpteur Raoul Hunter
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Entre 1854 et 1952, trois générations de Livernois ont produit près de trois cent mille clichés et plus d'un million et demi d'épreuves photographiques, du daguerréotype aux images fixées sur gélatine argentique. Ces magiciens de la lumière ont expérimenté le techniques d'avant-garde de la photographie pour immortaliser sur pellicule le souvenir d'un siècle de la vie québécoise. La famille Livernois a ainsi contribué à notre enrichissement culturel.

C'est ici, dans cette maison, que la renommée du studio Livernois a atteint son apogée.

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From 1852 to 1952, three generations of the Livernois family produced over three hundred thousand negatives and over one half million photographic prints, using such revolutionary techniques as the daguerreotype and the silver gelatin print. These magicians of light gathered the memories of a century of life in Quebec City. The Livernois family thus made
Les photographes Livernois Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 13, 2018
2. Les photographes Livernois Marker
a lasting contribution to our cultural heritage.

In this house, the Livernois Studio reached the peak of its renown.
 
Erected 1987 by la ville de Québec.
 
Location. 46° 48.884′ N, 71° 12.554′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of rue Saint-Jean and rue Couillard, on the left when traveling east on rue Saint-Jean. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1196 rue Saint-Jean, Québec, Quebec G1R 1S7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maison Marie-Joseph-Larchevêque (within shouting distance of this marker); Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin (within shouting distance of this marker); Site historique du Monastère-des-Augustines de-l'Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec (within shouting distance of this marker); Octave Crémazie (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Calixa Lavallée (about 90 meters away); Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (about 150 meters away); Maison François-Xavier Garneau (about 150 meters away); Le Vieux-Québec, site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois at Dictionary of Canadian Biography. (Submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois à Dictionnaire bibliographique du Canada. (Submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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