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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:unknown
Title:Daguerrean Box Camera
Date Made:unknown
Materials:maple; metal
Place Made:unknown
Measurements:overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 14 cm x 14 cm x 16.5 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.016
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
Daguerrotype camera was named after its creator: Louis Daguerre, a frenchman. This camera uses a iodine-sensitized silverd plates and mercury vapor to create a photograph.

Tags:
cameras; photographs

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