Learn How Daguerreotypes Were Made

Daguerreotype of Louis Daguerre in 1844 by Jean-Baptiste Sabatier-Blot. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.com

Daguerreotypes are credited to be the earliest practical photographic process.

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, inventor of the daguerreotype, was born on this day in 1787. Learn how were they were made in this short video by Getty Museum.

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