Louis Jules Duboscq (March 5, 1817 – September 24, 1886) was a French instrument maker, inventor, and pioneering photographer. He was known in his time, and is remembered today, for the high quality of his optical instruments.
Life and work
Duboscq was born at Seine-et-Oise in 1817. He was apprenticed in 1834 to Jean-Baptiste-François Soleil (1798–1878), a prominent instrument maker, and he married one of Soleil's daughters, Rosalie Jeanne Josephine, in 1839.
- Brenni, Paolo (1996). "19th Century French Scientific Instrument Makers. XIII: Soleil, Duboscq, and Their Successors" (PDF). Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society (51): 7–16.
- Rosenfeld, Louis (1999). Four Centuries of Clinical Chemistry. CRC Press. pp. 255–260. ISBN 978-90-5699-645-1.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jules Duboscq.|