Cover of: The daguerreotype in America | Beaumont Newhall

About the Book

Comprehensive history of daguerreotype photography in America, from its origins in France through to the early days in Boston and beyond. Gorgeous plates of famous people, and illustrations of various paraphernalia, including heavy cast-iron headrests for people who had to sit still for twenty seconds.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 169-170.
Includes index.


Dewey Decimal Class 772/.12
Library of Congress TR365 .N4 1976

The Physical Object

Pagination 175 p., [48] leaves of plates :
Number of pages 175

ID Numbers

Open Library OL4874250M
ISBN 10 0486233227
LC Control Number 76000691
Library Thing 68628
Goodreads 1523989

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