Hércules Florence

1804-1879 Brazil/born in France

 

Brief Biography-Hercules Florence was born in Nice in 1804. He sailed to Brazil in 1824 where he worked as a lithographer in Rio de Janeiro. In 1825, Florence received a post as an illustrator for an Amazon expedition by the German explorer Georg von Langsdorff, of which Florence later published a detailed account. He was an unknown inventor of photography in Campinas after he married twice and settled there for life.

 

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an
apiaka indian

an apiaka indian

apiaka
indian

apiaka indian


apiaka

apiaka

apiaka indians
in arinos river

apiaka indians in arinos river

georg heinrich
von langsdorff

georg heinrich von langsdorff


black slaves
in brazil

black slaves in brazil

mundurucu warrior
in ceremonial attire

mundurucu warrior in ceremonial attire

bororo
indian

bororo indian

munduruku
indians one

munduruku indians one

munduruku
indians two

munduruku indians two


rook

rook

caxibi
indian

caxibi indian


canoes beached
on the rocks

canoes beached on the rocks


coffee estate
of s paulo

coffee estate of s paulo

guana
indians

guana indians