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Daguerreotype

Widely used from 1839-1855, the daguerreotype was the first popular form of photography. Images were captured directly on a thin piece of silver-plated copper. Because no negative was produced, copies could not be made, so each image was unique.
Fountain of youth
Fountain of youth
Quiet afternoon
Quiet afternoon
Bustling
Bustling
River
River
Our secret meeting place
Our secret meeting place
Villa
Villa
Tipsy
Tipsy
Precariously
Precariously
Like a string of pearls
Like a string of pearls