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In ca. 1864, Moïse Léon and Jules Lévy took over the stereoscopic department at the Ferrier Père & Fils & Soulier company manufacturing glass stereographs. In 1867 the company was renamed to Léon & Lévy. Furthermore, during that year the Léon & Lévy company held the monopoly over photographing the International Exposition in Paris, France.