The Daguerreian Journal and three unidentified men



Unidentified photographer, [Three unidentified men with Volume I-II of the 1850-51 Daguerreian Journal], 1851 (2013.17.1)

An extraordinary and unique daguerreotype (whole plate, 8 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches) to commemorate Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre who was born on this day, 232 years ago, in 1787.




Unidentified photographer, [Three unidentified men with Volume I-II of the 1850-51 Daguerreian Journal], 1851 (2013.17.1)

The Daguerreian Journal , Devoted to the Daguerreian and photogenic arts. Also embracing the sciences, arts and literature, Vol. 1, No. 8, c. 2, S.D. Humphrey, 1850-51

S. D. (Samuel Dwight) Humphrey was the editor and publisher of the Daguerreian Journal, it was published semi-monthly, from 311 Broadway, in New York.

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