This historical novel, based on biographies, letters and histories of 19th-century France, is primarily the story of Louis Daguerre
, who is often credited with the invention of modern photography.
The term "diorama" derived from the roots dia (through) and horao (view), was coined by Louis Daguerre
The photographs, actually Daguerreotypes - metal plate images named after their inventor, French artist and chemist Louis Daguerre
- are views of Venice and reputably from the collection of John Ruskin, the pre-eminent Victorian artist, scientist, poet, environmentalist, philosopher and art critic.
1839 - Louis Daguerre
took the first photograph of the moon.
The first practical photographic process was announced in France in 1839 by Louis Daguerre
, who had achieved fame as a designer of theater stages and lighting effects.
Ireland's first photograph was taken in 1840, a year after Louis Daguerre
discovered the photographic process.
A daguerreotype is a photograph taken by an early photographic process devised by the French inventor Louis Daguerre
(1787-1851) perfected the process, shortened the exposure time, and demonstrated the first daguerreotype in Paris in 1839.
La daguerrotipia fue inventada por el frances Louis Daguerre
, en la primera mitad del siglo XIX y, aunque no pudo explotar su invento por falta de recursos economicos, si se conservan daguerrotipos de esa epoca, el primero de 1832.
1839: French pioneer of photography Louis Daguerre
takes first picture of the Moon.
The invention of photography in 1839 by Louis Daguerre
and William Fox Talbot brought images of the Land of Israel into world-wide circulation.
1837 - Louis Daguerre
invents the daguerreotype, the first practical form of photographic reproduction.
He knew nothing about Louis Daguerre
or Henry Fox Talbot until 1840 or so.
Morse had learned the process from Louis Daguerre
, and he made the first daguerreotype portraits in America.