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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Louis de Saint-Ferjeux, 10 July 1889, Vesoul, France



This image of Louis de Saint-Ferjeux was taken at the E. Koch Studio in Vesoul, France on 10 July 1889.  I found it an an antique store in Victoria, BC last week.  I haven't been able to find out much about Louis.  I did discover that a person with the same name wrote a book (en fran├žais) called "La Vie politique sous la Restauration (Politics Under the Restoration)" in 1904.   But it was probably penned by another Louis de Saint-Ferjeux, considering the boy in the photograph would have only been about 18-19 years old. 

I came up equally empty on the photographer, E. Koch.  Any French research specialists out there?


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