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In the 19th century, France said, new photographic methods emerged nearly every year: from daguerreotype to collotype, from paper negatives to glass negatives, from sheet film to roll film.
The exhibit is the first time the Cincinnati daguerreotype has been printed on steel, using modern techniques while maintaining the feel and emotion of the original plates.
This is a look at Cincinnati’s past, as Coomer creates an original interpretation of the 1848 Cincinnati daguerreotype panorama by Charles Fontayne and William S. Porter.
Thomas Easterly, a Saint Louis daguerreotypist who was the master of the daguerreotype.
A vitrine of daguerreotypes and tintypes from the Burns Family Collection shows a series of ingeniously heartbreaking attempts, only some of them successful, to make recent corpses look lifelike for the camera.
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: 1839See Words from the same year
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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