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Topic: daguerreotypes

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[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seated, facing front]

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seate...

Possibly Frances Benjamin Johnston's mother, right, and aunt, left.

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881.

[View in New Hampshire]

[View in New Hampshire]

Samuel Bemis (American, 1789–1881)

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing front]

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing...

Grandmother and aunts of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston.

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, f...

Possibly maternal grandmother of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jefferson Medical College of Philada. / engraved by Welch & Walter (Of Philada) from a daguerreotype by M.P. Simons.

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jef...

Charles Delucena Meigs, half-length portrait, facing slightly left.

[Maria Boyd holding a weaving shuttle, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Maria Boyd holding a weaving shuttle, half-length portrait, facing fr...

Maria Boyd is listed as a 29 year-old weaver in the 1860 Federal Census, in Warwick, Rhode Island.

[Portrait of a Young Man]

[Portrait of a Young Man]

Samuel F. B. Morse met Louis Daguerre, the French inventor of photography, in Paris in the spring of 1839. Morse was the first American to see a daguerreotype and among the earliest artists in the United States... more

[Gentleman]

[Gentleman]

Henry Fitz Jr. (American, 1808–1863)

Daguerrotyp

Daguerrotyp

Daguerreotyp. Porträtt av (troligen) Amelia Byam (g.m. John Ericsson år 1836) i förgylld pressad plåtram, i etui, med röd sammet. På plåtramens bakdel präglat: "T. WHARTON n:o 791 (?) 24 August 1841" samt engelskt vapen.

Dr. Edward Livingston

Dr. Edward Livingston

Attributed to John Plumbe Jr. (American, born Wales, 1809–1857)

Paris devant l’atelier de Daguerre

Paris devant l’atelier de Daguerre

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

[Notre Dame Cathedral, Rose Window, North Transept]

[Notre Dame Cathedral, Rose Window, North Transept]

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

[Profile of a woman with necrosis of the nose]

[Profile of a woman with necrosis of the nose]

In the 1840s and ‘50s, Louis-Auguste Bisson and his brother, Auguste-Rosalie, were among the most well-known photographers in Paris. Initially specializing in portraiture, the "Bisson Frères" became equally fam... more

Three Men Playing Cards

Three Men Playing Cards

William Langenheim (American, born Germany, Schöningen 1807–1874)

68. Alexandrie. Colonne de Pompée

68. Alexandrie. Colonne de Pompée

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

[Jerusalem]

[Jerusalem]

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

[Egypt]

[Egypt]

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

43. Toscanella Eglise de S. Pietro, apside

43. Toscanella Eglise de S. Pietro, apside

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

[Egypt]

[Egypt]

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

Alep. Prise de Bab Antakieh (publiée)

Alep. Prise de Bab Antakieh (publiée)

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

55. Athènes. Acropole. Ruines et 1ers plans (pour tableau)

55. Athènes. Acropole. Ruines et 1ers plans (pour tableau)

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

53. Athènes. Temple de Bacchus

53. Athènes. Temple de Bacchus

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)

Ponte Rotto, Rome

Ponte Rotto, Rome

An artist and historian of Islamic architecture, Girault de Prangey first learned the daguerreotype process in 1841 in his native Langres, France. A year later he embarked on a two-year voyage to study major ar... more

73. Alexandrie. Grand Minaret

73. Alexandrie. Grand Minaret

Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey (French, 1804–1892)