| || |
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
The Japanese text gives the name, birth and death date, and description that Daguerre took pictures on silver plates
The illustration is based on the engraving of the New York City printing house of D. Appleton and Company (circa 1870).
This illustration was included in the lecture "The many faces of Daguerre" presented by Matt Isenburg at the Daguerreian Society Symposium (2009).