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Some of Thomas Easterly’s earliest daguerreotypes record the draining of a polluted pond in St. Louis in the 1850s.
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Origin and Etymology of daguerreotype
French daguerréotype, from L. J. M. Daguerre + French -o- + type
First Known Use: 1839
DAGUERREOTYPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of daguerreotype for English Language Learners
: an old type of photograph that was made on a piece of silver or a piece of copper covered in silver
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