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Daguerreotype process a gift, free to the world

French government announces that Daguerreotype photography process would be free to the world.

19 August, 1839

On 19th August 1839, it was announced by the French government that, Daguerreotype, a photography process developed by Louis Daguerre would be a gift “free to the world”. Daguerre was a French artist regarded as one of the fathers of photography. His collaboration with Nicéphore Niépce, an inventor who had produced the oldest surviving camera photograph, resulted in the Daguerreotype.

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