Biography and History

Photographer Frédéric Boissonnas came from a family of artists in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1887, Boissonnas became a member of the Geneva Photographic Society (la Société Genevoise de photographie). He traveled to Greece many times and was hired in the 1910s by the Greek government to create an album entitled "The Image of Greece."

Source: From the finding aid for C1147