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“Correct Likenesses”

Alonzo Nickerson, Daguerreotype Establishment!, ca. 1848 (809.2000) Daguerreotype Establishment! The subscriber would respectfully inform the inhabitants of… and vicinity, that he has arrived at the above place, and has taken rooms at… where he is prepared to execute Daguerrean Likenesses, … Continue reading

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The Family Portrait

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Happy 224th Birthday, Daguerre!

Matthew Van Loan, [Unidentified Boy in Front of Painted Backdrop of US Capitol], 1841 Southworth & Hawes, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1845-50 Unidentified Photographer (French), [Two Unidentified Children], ca. 1850 Unidentified Photographer, [Gold Miners], ca. 1850 Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Clergyman in … Continue reading

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For the birds…

Unidentified Photographer, [Taxidermied birds on branches], ca. 1880 A. Radclyffe Dugmore, A Study in Natural History, 1903

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