The Nadars, a photographic legend

The Nadars


The reception room in the studio at 51 Rue d’Anjou

Paul Nadar, around 1910

Silver print from a silver gelatin glass negative, 20 x 27 cm.
BnF, Prints and Photographs Department, EO-15 (1)-FOL
© Bibliothèque nationale de France
The interior decoration of the studio on Rue d’Anjou, towards 1910, is reminiscent of their heyday on Boulevard des Capucines, with the same Solomonic columns and Félix Nadar's portraits getting pride of place in the center of the room.