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Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre 
Daguerre's Diorama in Paris 
1822 (or later) 
  
Lithograph 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880 
 
LL/35396 
  
In 1822 at age 35 Daguerre with a partner and investors opened the Diorama in Paris. To control the lighting effects, the glass roof is necessary.
 
This illustration was included in the lecture "The many faces of Daguerre" presented by Matt Isenburg at the Daguerreian Society Symposium (2009).
(16 April 2016) Beverly Wilgus noted that the reversed title at the top of the print would be shown correctly when viewed through a Zograscope, a popular parlor amusement of the time. 
 

 
  
 
  
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