Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

HomeContentsVisual indexes > Unidentified photographer

 
  
Standard
  
  
Unidentified photographer 
California Gold Rush Town with a Daguerrean Room 
n.d. 
  
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate 
Private collection of Greg French 
 
LL/92520 
  
The daguerreotypist used a correcting prism to obtain the right-reading aspect of the signs in this California Gold Rush town.
 
Published in Silver and Gold: Cased images of the California Gold Rush, by Oakland Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery (authors), with Drew Heath Johnson and Marcia Eymann (editors), University of Iowa Press, 1998. The last page of this seminal book is devoted to this particular daguerreotype. 
 

 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint