The Daguerreotype

Louis Daguerre

Born: November 18, 1787.

Louis Daguerre is the newest, and best in the art world with his new invention of the daguerreotype. The daguerreotype is a process that makes it possible to have a permanent picture developed within 20-30 minutes.
Big image
Louis Daguerre is a painter born near Paris France. He worked as a background painter and was inspired by lighting and scenery. Daguerre was interested by photography and thanks to some help he was able to make a permanent way of developing the photo. the process includes silver, mercury, and solution salt. this process is now called the daguerreotype.

Come see him live!

Friday, Feb. 18th 1848 at 6:30pm

Paris, France

Paris, Île-de-France

Come see Louis Daguerre live as he explains his daguerreotype

Works cited

"Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online.
Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2016. Web. 18 Feb. 2016