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a photograph made by an early photographic process

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The Emperor, delighted with the building of his Summer Palace at Petropolis in the mountains north east of Rio de Janeiro, commissioned Buvelot and his partner Prat to document its progress through daguerrotypes.
Some of the very first photographic images by the pioneer of the medium William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the calotype, will be on view, alongside early 19th-century daguerrotypes, as will examples from other major figures, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Julia Margaret Cameron, Dorothea Lange, Robert Frank, Edward Weston, Man Ray and Diane Arbus.
Still, these gormless faces, staring from stilted daguerrotypes, reminded me of how very unlucky, he was, and prompted a strong surge of commiseration.
The quality of reproduction is excellent, with colour occasionally, and unexpectedly, used to suggest the qualities of albumen prints and daguerrotypes.
He was the inventor of the small photographic images known as daguerrotypes - a process which fixed the image of the sitter or sitters on a small sensitised metal plate.
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.
This section is rich in luminous daguerrotypes and powerful historical records of the Civil War, abolition, the events following the assassination of President Lincoln, portraits of native Americans and the majestic landscapes of the American West.
With his partner, a Frenchman named Juan Soula, he made a living taking daguerrotypes of townspeople within the Province of Buenos Aires.