[nah-dahr; French na-dar]


Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, 1820–1910, French journalist and pioneer of aerial photography. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of nadar

  • We occupied ourselves with Saint Felix, and Nadar and his wife.

    Up in the Clouds

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • After these studies he created a Balzac much like the one in Nadar's daguerreotype.

    Auguste Rodin

    Rainer Maria Rilke

  • Gambetta, on the other hand, bowed repeatedly, at which Nadar grinned.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam

  • The name "Impressionists" dates from an exhibition in Paris which was given at Nadar's in 1871.

    Art Principles

    Ernest Govett

  • Of these Nadar was captain, with the brothers Godard lieutenants.

British Dictionary definitions for nadar



real name Gaspard Félix Tournachon . 1820–1910, French photographer, writer, and caricaturist: noted for his portrait photographs of artists and writers and for taking the first aerial photographs (1858)
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