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What is a Daguerreotype?

What is a Daguerreotype? - FilterGrade

What is a Daguerreotype? A daguerreotype, in short, is a photographic process in which a sheet of silver-plated copper is used to create a positive or negative image depending on a few variables. This process, also known as daguerreotypy, was the first commercially and publicly successful photographic process and was created in 1839 by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre,

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