Photography – free to the world

180 years ago …

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On the 19th of August 1839, the French government bought the patent for the Daguerreotype process and announced it would be “free to the world”.

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The Daguerreotype was a photographic process developed by Frenchmen Louis Daguerre and Joseph Nicephore Niepce in 1837.

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