noun see daguerreotype

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  • Daguerreotypy — Da*guerre o*ty py, n. The art or process of producing pictures by method of Daguerre. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daguerreotypy — See daguerreotyper. * * * …   Universalium

  • daguerreotypy — da·guerre·o·typy …   English syllables

  • daguerreotypy — ˌtīpē noun ( es) : the art or process of producing daguerreotypes * * * daguerreˈotypy noun The art of daguerreotyping • • • Main Entry: ↑daguerreotype …   Useful english dictionary

  • daguerreotype — noun Etymology: French daguerréotype, from L. J. M. Daguerre + French o + type Date: 1839 an early photograph produced on a silver or a silver covered copper plate; also the process of producing such photographs • daguerreotype transitive verb •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey — (21 October 1804 ndash; 7 December 1892) was a French photographer and draughtsman who was active in the Middle East. His daguerreotypes are the earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Palestine, Egypt, Syria and Turkey. Remarkably, his works… …   Wikipedia

  • Amédée Jacques — (July 4, 1813 October 13, 1865), often known as Amadeo, was a Franco Argentine pedagogue and philosopher and one of the most prestigious educators of his time. BiographyJacques was the son of Marie Gérard and Nicolás Jacques, a Parisian painter… …   Wikipedia

  • daguerreotype — daguerreotyper, daguerreotypist, n. daguerreotypic /deuh gair euh tip ik, ee euh tip /, adj. daguerreotypy, n. /deuh gair euh tuyp , ee euh tuyp /, n., v., daguerreotyped, daguerreotyping. n. 1. an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839 …   Universalium

  • motion picture, history of the — Introduction       history of the medium from the 19th century to the present. Early years, 1830–1910 Origins       The illusion of motion pictures is based on the optical phenomena known as persistence of vision and the phi phenomenon. The first …   Universalium

  • Steinheil, Karl August — ▪ German physicist born Oct. 12, 1801, Rappoltsweiler, Alsace Fr. died Sept. 12, 1870, Munich       German physicist who did pioneering work in telegraphy, optics, and photometry.       Steinheil received the Ph.D. at Königsberg in 1825 and in… …   Universalium

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