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Portrait Parle class, France (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


Portrait Parle class, France


[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.

Corresponding print in LOT 11150 is cropped version of negative.

Photo shows class studying the Bertillon method of criminal identification, developed by the French criminologist Alphonse Bertillon (1853-1914). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).





Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


General information about the Bain Collection is available at


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):


Call Number: LC-B2- 2266-12


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Taken circa 1910