The Invention of Photography

Author(s): Quentin Bajac (Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France)

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The invention of photography was heralded in 1839 in Paris with the debut of the daguerrotype - a unique photograph produced on a silver-covered copper plate. Praised for its veracity, accuracy and its astonishingly sharp detail, the daguerrotype captured the collective imagination.


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A short but detailed book about the history of photography's first 60 years. Even the most knowledgeable will find new pieces of information in this book, and newbies will find it a great resource.

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General Fields

  • : 9780500301111
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : October 2002
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Quentin Bajac (Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France)
  • : Paperback
  • : 160