* Brought to the top of my photostream in celebration of this birthday
André Adolphe Eugène Disdéri patented a multi-lens camera that took eight small photographs in 1854. This is an albumen contact sheet from Disdéri's files that was never cut and mounted. A scan of the back with identifying marks is follows.
*Le merle étourdi has pointed out that the text on the back "Guillaume Tell" must refer to "William Tell" the opera by Rossini. I though I could read "Godrend" and indeed Le merle étourdi found her although I still can not find her first name. This is the link to another CDV by Disdéri of Mlle. Godfrend,