Thomas Louis MERCIER Second Empire deputy of MAYENNE
A photograph by Franck de Villecholle (France 1816-1906)
Vintage albumen print mounted on a cardboard
Dimensions without assembly : 2.36 x 4 inches
Back : blank
This photographic portrait comes from the portfolio “Corps Législatif, session 1864 – Portraits de Messieurs les Députés”.
The legislative body under the Second Empire was a legislative assembly founded by the constitution of January 14, 1852. The members were elected for six years by universal suffrage. Elections were held in 1852, 1857, 1863 and .