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Tristan Bréville, founder of the Museum of Photography, dies at 76

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Tristan Bréville, founder of the Museum of Photography, dies at 76

The Founder and Director of the Museum of Photography, Mr Tristan Bréville, passed away, on Saturday 19 March 2022 at 76.

Tristan Bréville was a great amateur of photography. In 1966, he founded the Museum of Photography at the Rue du Vieux Conseil in Port-Louis.

He was also a leading figure in the memory and heritage of Mauritius and was considered to be the last of the photographic collectors.

The Museum of Photography serves as a great place of beautiful collection of cameras and photos dating back to 1839.

In 2017, Mr Tristan Bréville was awarded the order “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres “, in France.

He was also very involved in social work as well as in the advancement and recognition of arts and culture of the island.

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