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The daguerreotype was the first commercially successful photographic process (1839-1860) in the history of photography. Named after the inventor, Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, each daguerreotype is a unique image on a silvered copper plate.

This one features the photograph of a woman, most of the photo is still visible. Has some damage from age that is common among these pieces. Circa 1839-60, the case is in fantastic shape.

Antique Daguerreotype

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