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Photographs

Old photographs related to mineralogy and/or crystallography.



Henri Buttgenbach (1874-1964)
Professor at the university of Liège and said to be "the father of Congolese mineralogy" (buttgenbachite).
The photograph (173 x 325 mm) is dedicated: "à Mr Mélon en souvenir de 25 années de collaboration - H. Buttgenbach"
(by courtesy of Professor A.-M. Fransolet, ULg)


Buttgenbach


Giuseppe CesÓro (1849-1939)
Professor of mineralogy and crystallography at the university of Liège (cesàrolite)
The photograph is dedicated: " à H. Buttgenbach - Souvenir cordial. - G. Cesàro - 24 juillet 1923"
(by courtesy of Professor A.-M. Fransolet, ULg)


Cesaro


Edward Salisbury Dana (1849-1935)
Professor at Yale College and author of (ia) the System of mineralogy (danaite)
The photograph (195 x 29 mm) is dedicated on a visiting card: "To Professor G. Cesàro with the esteem and respect of Edward S. Dana - oct. 29. 1923"
(by courtesy of Professor A.-M. Fransolet, ULg)


Dana E.S.


Alfred Lacroix (1863-1948)
Professor of mineralogy at the museum national d'histoire naturelle (Paris) and secretary of the French académie des sciences (lacroixite)
The photograph is dedicated: "à mon ami Cesàro - affectueux souvenir - A. Lacroix"
(by courtesy of Professor A.-M. Fransolet, ULg)


Lacroix


excursion of Liège geologists
the following geologists are depicted: Maximilien Lohest (1857-1926), Henri Forir (1856-1907), Paul Fourmarier (1877-1970), Pierre Destinez (? - 1911).
Minerals named after these geologists are lohestite, fourmarierite, destinezite.

size of the photograph: 280 x 217 mm
photographer: J. Berger, 47-49 rue du Pot d'Or à Liège
(photographed before 1907)
Lohest, Forir, Fourmarier