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From the beginning of the 20th century until the 1950s, Jacques Boyer (1869-1960), photographer and "scientific promoter" established at 5bis, rue Saint-Paul in Paris, imported, distributed and carried out an important photographic production in the scientific and technical domain (experiments, innovative processes of fabrication, factories & workshops, machines, portraits of scientists). Along with this, he photographed Paris, its daily life, its trades and small crafts for over forty years. Roger-Viollet acquired his photographic archives--more than 35,000 negatives and 6,000 prints--in 1963.