daguerreotype process, dissemination and practice

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Louis Daguerre (1787—1851) French physicist, painter, and inventor of the first practical photographic process

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After the press announcement, in January 1839, of Daguerre's process, would‐be photographers rushed to make their own images. But they were quickly chastened. As the English daguerreotypist John Werge recalled ...

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