AUGUSTE LUMIERE HANDWRITTEN SCIENTIFIC QUOTE SIGNED, “Au. Lumiere”, on a card 4.25 x 3.5, 21 August 1924, Lyon, by the French engineer, industrialist, biologist who, in 1895, along with his brother, invented the Lumiere process of color photography and the Cinematographie, an early motion picture camera which met with world-wide success. The Lumiere brothers produced the first newsreels and documentaries and what is considered the first movie and opened a number of cinemas all over the world. He later began focusing on the biomedical field, becoming a pioneer in the use of X-rays to examine fractures. In this item he handwrites a scientific statement in French, translated, in full: “The colloidal state conditions life; colloid flocculation determines disease and death.” In fine condition, with minor age toning.