(Q179744)

English

daguerreotype

first commercially successful photographic process, invented by L. Daguerre in 1839: a silver-plated copper sheet is treated to make light-sensitive, exposed in a camera, developed with mercury vapor, treated to remove light-sensitivity, gilt, sealed

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Daguerre's 1839 manual about the Daguerrotype process (English)
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Still life with plaster casts, made by Daguerre in 1837; the earliest reliably dated daguerreotype (English)
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Daguerreotype process.jpg
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graphic representation of the steps involved in making a daguerreotype (English)
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1839
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Daguerreotypes
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