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daguerreotype

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an old type of photographic image that was made on a piece of silver or a piece of copper covered in silver
  • The exhibit includes a series of fascinating daguerreotypes from the Civil War.

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The first known use of daguerreotype was in 1839

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“Daguerreotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/daguerreotype. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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