Posts Tagged ‘daguerreotypes’

ToDo ToDay: Old Photography, D.C. Beer Week, and Cheick Hamala Diabate

In the history of American photography, Charles and Henry Meade don’t amount to much more than footnotes. But as the early practitioners of the first popular photographic technique, the daguerreotype, the Meades are worth a look in the Smithsonian's ongoing exhibit of their work. The exhibit's prize images are a pair of daguerreotypes featuring Louis-Jacques-Mandé [...]

Reviewed: Charles and Henry Meade at the National Portrait Gallery

In the history of American photography, Charles and Henry Meade aren't much more than footnotes.
The Meades were early practitioners of the first popular photographic technique, the daguerreotype; they opened a studio in 1842 in Albany, then moved eight years later to New York City, where the family continued to run a studio, using more modern [...]

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