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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Abraham Bogardus

Other: A. Bogardus 
Dates:  1822, 29 November - 1908
Born:  US, NY, Fishkill
Active:  US
American Daguerreotypist and photographer. Learnt the Daguerreotype process from George W. Prosch and opened his first gallery in New York in 1846. He became very successful and in 1868 he assisted in the formation of the National Photographic Association and was its President for five years.

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Bogardus, Abraham, 1904, May, ‘The Lost Art of the Daguerreotype‘, The Century Magazine, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 83-91 [Δ
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Abraham Bogardus
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"The Daguerreotype" by Abraham Bogardus, a prominent New York daguerreotypist. ... 
From the St. Louis and Canadian Photographer (St. Louis) Vol. 11, No. 12 (December 1893) pp. 534-538. 
"Leaves From the Diary of a Photographer" by Abraham Bogardus. ... 
From the St. Louis and Canadian Photographer (St. Louis) Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 1895) pp. 25-26. 
"The Lost Art of the Daguerreotype" An often-referenced short history by the daguerreotypist, Abraham Bogardus. ... 
From The Century Magazine (New York) Vol. 68, No. 1 (May 1904) pp. 83-91. 
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