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LEMAY, Aline

Quebec, 1904
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Biography synopsis
Aline Lemay, whose name is alternatively spelled 'May', studied photography under her father, Joseph-Eudore Lemay, at his studio in Chicoutimi. She became his assistant around 1925 and worked in his studio retouching photographs. Lemay took over Le Studio Lemay in 1945. Her portraits were considered unique for the demonstrated skill and the degree of retouching. She was known for her precision and attention to minute details. Le studio Lemay closed in August 1967.
Media used
Private study (under Joseph-Eudore Lemay)
File & Archive locations
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC

Writings about
Marcil, Madeleine. Femmes et photographie au Québec, 1839-1940. Montreal: Université du Québec à Montréal, 1990
Marcil, Madeleine. "Images de femmes: Les Québécoises photographes." Cap-aux-Diamants: La revue d'histoire du Québec 21 (1990): 39-41

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