DAGUERREOTYPES: 19th Century Photography

This site features color images of daguerreotypes. The viewer will learn about this mid-19th century form of photography invented by Louis J. M. Daguerre of France and how to build a daguerreotype collection. Links to other websites that feature daguerreotypes are included.
This page is undergoing continuing construction. If you have any images to offer or any questions about the daguerreotypes in this site, or comments or suggestions:

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Copyright 1996 by Mark Koenigsberg. All rights reserved.
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DAGUERREOTYPE GALLERIES
People
Reading
(12 images)
What's Going-On
Daguerreotypes
(7 images)
People at the
Window
(5 images)
Profile
Daguerreotypes
(14 images)
Scenic
Daguerreotypes
(7 images)
Vignette
Daguerreotypes
(24 images)
People Holding
Daguerreotypes
(18 images)
Daguerreotype
Cases
(21 cases)
Daguerreotypes
Signed in Image
(9 images)
Close-up
Daguerreotypes
(20 images)
Stereo
Daguerreotypes
(4 images)
Tinted
Daguerreotypes
(26 images)
Dog and Toy
Daguerreotypes
(under construction)
Early
Daguerreotypes
(12 images)
Maker-marked
Daguerreotypes
(under construction)
Who are These
Distinguished People
(under construction)
Occupational
Daguerreotypes
(under construction)
Finely-posed
Daguerreotypes
(10 images)
Abstract
Daguerreotypes
(under construction)
Daguerreotypes
for Sale
(under construction)
Daguerreotypes
Wanted
(under construction)

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES OF DAGUERREAN INTEREST (New and Updated)

THE HISTORY OF THE DAGUERREOTYPE PROCESS: Information from the Daguerreian Society
THE DAGUERREIAN SOCIETY: Home page
THE AMERICAN VISION: Nine Images from the Mark Koenigsberg Collection
CRAIG'S DAGUERREIAN REGISTRY: Listings and biographies of daguerreotypists

SILVER AND GOLD: Daguerreotypes of the Goldrush
SECRETS OF THE DARK CHAMBER: Smithsonian Institution Exhibit
LIBRARY OF CONGESS: Selections from the Library of Congess Collection
HARVARD UNIVERSITY: Selections from the Harvard University Collection
MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Daguerreotypes
EASTMAN HOUSE COLLECTIONS: Daguerreotypes

BE-HOLD: Larry Gottheim's Photography Catalog
THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE AMERICAN DAGUERREOTYPE PORTRAIT: Thesis of Ben Mattison
THE TOM PERARA TELEGRAPH AND SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT MUSEUM: Featuring 2 daguerreotypes of telegraphers


1996 dagmark@alum.mit.edu