Author(s): Quentin Bajac (Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France)
Fine Arts | No Category
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.
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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