daguerreotype

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a photograph made by an early photographic process

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Oh, and Walt Whitman himself is here too in this marvellously evocative book in a daguerrotype which shows him with his rebel soldier friend, Peter Doyle.
It was called the daguerrotype, and it dominated the portraiture business for the next 20 years.
In addition, since classical antiquity the visual arts in particular have contributed to transmitting literary content and the development of media since the nineteenth century (from daguerrotype to DVD and audiobooks) has further added to the spectrum of media which do so.
Though more loosely connected than the three Dantean chapters of Notre Musique, Socialisme's triptych develops many motivic or thematic through lines: the exploitation and abandonment of Africa and the end of poor, unhappy Europe; cameras, primitive to digital, daguerrotype to camcorder, and the undependable images they produce; gold (as name, watch, lucre, silence, necklace, teeth); the futility of political action and the lost ideals of the French Resistance; the wisdom of children and animals, neither of whom have any rights.
A critic of an exhibition of daguerrotypes in Russia in 1839 wrote: "The daguerrotype is a useless means of making portraits .
At weekends and during the main school holidays from noon until 4pm there are free drop-in workshops for kids, introducing them to all sorts of movie gadgetry from daguerrotype pics to stereoscopes.
Actually, he treats only the 19th century's photography, starting with the first daguerrotype.
The Emperor and Empress also commissioned daguerrotype portraits of themselves and their daughter Isabel which are now in the Collection of Dom Pedro de Orleans Braganca.
Although the authors do not mention the fact, he provided Cole with an inventory and daguerrotypes, which must have helped convince him of the collection's worth.
The dawn of photography: French daguerrotypes, 1839-1855.
While by no means exclusive to Western art, facial representation has long been a key element of Western culture: from busts of Roman senators to daguerrotypes of 19th-century writers, Picasso's cubist ``anti-portraits'' and Andy Warhol's deer-in-the-headlights Polaroids of Hollywood stars.
Still, these gormless faces, staring from stilted daguerrotypes, reminded me of how very unlucky, he was, and prompted a strong surge of commiseration.