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Louis Jacques Mandé DaguerreVisionary promoter of photography

Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre was a French artist born in 1787. Jacques Mandé Daguerre contributed to the Early Photography movement and died in 1851. Get notified when Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre's biography is complete:

Light acts chemically upon bodies. It is absorbed, it combines with them, and communicates new properties. Such, in a few words, is the principle of the discovery.

Description of Heliography (with notes by Louis Daguerre)

1829

Numerous experiments made by the author prove that light cannot fall upon a body without leaving traces of decomposition on the surface upon which it impinges.

Modifications and Improvements to N. Niepce Process of Heliography

1829

L’Atelier de l'artiste

1837

Boulevard du Temple

1838

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