|24 October 1844||Jules Itier (1802-1877) with the French customs service on a commercial mission to China takes what may be the earliest photographs of Macao [Macau] and wrote:
"I spent the last two days capturing the most interesting features of Macau on daguerreotype; the people on the streets respond with greatest kindness to all my demands, and many Chinese allowed photographs to be taken of them, but I had to show them the inside of the apparatus and the object reflected on the polished glass."
As the head of the French trade commission in China he takes a Daguerreotype of the signing of the Sino-French peace treaty.
|24 October 1929|| ||Stock Market Crash (USA) |
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