Adolphe Duperly

Adolphe Duperly (18011865) was a French engraver, lithographer and printer who settled in Kingston, Jamaica who produced daguerreotypes and then founded a photography business.

Duperly was born in Paris, but was in Jamaica in the 1830s and produced a lithograph of the 1831 Baptist War and the emancipation celebrations in Kingston in 1838. He also provided a pictorial chronicle of African-Caribbean people in the 1830s. During the 1840s he published a collection of daguerreotypes of Jamaica.[1]



  1. "Adolphe Duperly and Sons". RCS Photographers Index. Cambridge University Library. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
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