|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Félix BONFILS|
|Relevance of this person||photographer whose work was used for lantern slides |
|Main period of activity||1860s-80s|
Born in Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, died in Alès. Félix joined General d'Hautpoul's expedition to the Levant in 1860. Soon after returning from Lebanon he became a photographer. Moved to Beirut in 1867 where he opened a photographic studio called 'Maison Bonfils'.
|8 March 1831||born at||Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, Gard, France|
|1885||~53||died at||Alès, Gard, France|
|Slide sets linked to this person||photographer: [Trip to the Near East] (set type unknown: Merkelbach, 87 slides, c.1901)|
|Lucerna ID no. 6004040||Record created by Marike van Roon and Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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