daguerreotype daguerreotype

Definition(s):

  • (n) a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor

Usage(s):

  1. By the end of the century, both David and Le Dsert were considered as out of date as a daguerreotype.
  2. A peek down some of the warrens winding off Sampeng's main laneway provides scenes worthy of a daguerreotype.
  3. To make a daguerreotype, a silver-plated copper plate, scrupulously clean, was subjected to the vapor from iodine until it turned a golden orange color.

News

  1. Daguerreotypes offer windows to city's past

    When the Taft Museum of Art scheduled a touring daguerreotype show, it was the right time to shine a spotlight on images with local connections.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Texas auction house to sell John Brown leg irons

    Dallas-based Heritage Auctions estimates the shackles are worth at least $10,000, but some Brown memorabilia has fetched much more. In 2007, a rare daguerreotype sold for $97,750 at a Cincinnati auction.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KIMT Mason City

  3. Texas auction house to sell leg irons that held abolitionist John Brown before trial, hanging

    Dallas-based Heritage Auctions estimates the shackles are worth at least $10,000, but some Brown memorabilia has fetched much more. In 2007, a rare daguerreotype sold for $97,750 at a Cincinnati auction.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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