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Black And White Photography 1800S

Not all early portraits are stiff and grim-faced records of a posing ordeal. This pleasant expression was captured by Mary Dillwyn in Wales in 1853. Daguerre called his finished product the Daguerreotype, while the term “photography” was suggested by astronomer and scientist Sir John Herschel to represent the newly discovered process. Over in England William...

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