Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre


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Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mandé

 

Born Nov. 18, 1787, in Cormeilles (Seine-et-Oise); died July 10, 1851, in Petit-Brie-sur-Marne. French inventor in the field of photography. An artist by profession, he created the first diorama in 1822. Daguerre succeeded in developing a process, called daguerreotype, for producing permanent images; this process was the first widely used photographic method.

WORKS

Historique et description des procèdes du daguerreotype et du diorama. Paris, 1839.

REFERENCES

Evgenov, S. V. Dager, N’eps, Tal’bot: Populiarnyi ocherk ob izo-bretateliakhfotografii. Moscow, 1938.
Dokumenty po istorii izobreteniia fotografii: Perepiska Zh. N. N’ep-sa, Zh. M. Dagera i dr. lits. Moscow, 1949.