invention of photography

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

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The year 1839, when the daguerreotype and photogenic drawing were introduced to the public, is a largely symbolic date, for it represents only the year in which the new art ...

Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

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