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Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
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Dear All,On my computer I have a quote, supposedly from Nadar, that I copied from somewhere nearly 20 years ago. I want to use it in something I'm writing but I can't find a source for it. Googling…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jose Calvelo Feb 22.

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Paul Frecker replied to Jose Manuel Martins Ferreira's discussion Help to identify a London Stereoscopic Co. midget
" t think that might be Chung Mow. He used to appear sometimes in the 1860s with Chang Woo Gow, 'the Chinese Giant.' He made Chang look even taller than he was and vice versa. He was certainly photographed by the London Stereoscopic…"
Feb 24
Jose Calvelo replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"So… at 11:00 PM you order the book from Abebooks, and… by 11:45 PM you've already spotted the quote in the book? ;-)"
Feb 22
Paul Frecker replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"Success! It's from a letter he wrote to George Sand in 1866. "
Feb 22
Paul Frecker replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"Thank you so much for this, José. It's very much appreciated.I'd searched using 'treize ans' as a search term. I hadn't thought to try '13 ans.'I've ordered a copy from Abebooks. I'm keeping my…"
Feb 22
Jose Calvelo replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"Hello Paul, I don't know where the quotation comes from, but when I search on Google Books with a few keywords in French, I come across this sentence: "ce métier d'imbécile si insipide au bout de 13 ans de…"
Feb 22
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Looking for a source for this Nadar quote

Dear All,On my computer I have a quote, supposedly from Nadar, that I copied from somewhere nearly 20 years ago. I want to use it in something I'm writing but I can't find a source for it. Googling it only brings up a handful of matches, all of which originate from me. I've also tried translating bits of it back into French and googling those but again can't find any matches. The quote is:‘this idiot’s profession, so insipid after thirteen years of work.’I've of course searched Quand j'étais…See More
Feb 22
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