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The Daguerreian Society (Daguerre.org) invites authors to submit original papers that address and advance the understanding and appreciation of 19th century photography. Possible topics include the art, history, social impact, and practice of the daguerreotype and other photographic processes of this period.
The 2016 Daguerreian Society auction is available on both the Daguerreian Society web site and on LiveAuctioneers. It is the first annual fully online auction and offers a spectacular collection of offerings thanks to Greg French, Tim Lindholm and the Auction Committee team.
Please register and follow the auction, mark your favorites and feel free to bid...…Continue
Added by Jeremy on October 13, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments
Offerings include an extremely rare solograph with includes a wonderful advertisement for Ezekiel Hawkins establishment. Daguerreotype highlights include a killer guitar player, a spectacular close-up, a large frame with ten family images, half-plates, a Whitehurst stereo and a lovely postmortem. Other hard images included a farmer with his…Continue
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The Daguerreian Society is seeking authors and articles for the next Daguerreian Society Annual. The mission of the Society includes all early photographic processes up to ca 1870, as well as contemporary Daguerreians. We are particularly interested in including more international content, and articles about photographic processes, personalities and events in addition to our traditional foundation of daguerreotypes to reflect our broader mission. Please contact Mark Johnson…Continue
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The 2015 Daguerreian Society Symposium will be held November 5 – 9 in Los Angeles, California at the Pasadena Hilton is on the horizon. Thursday is a tour of the Getty and the “In Focus: Daguerreotypes” exhibition. The Getty will be hosting us for a lecture and public reception Thursday evening.
Friday is our presentation day with sessions by Sarah Allen, Cybele Gontar, Michael Lehr, Grant Romer, John Stauffer, and Jack and Beverly Wilgus. See the program for…Continue
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The 2014 Daguerreian Society Annual Symposium will be held in Austin, Texas at the Texas State Library and Archives. The conference Hotel is the Sheraton Austin At the Capital. Our tours and program start on Friday, September 26, 2014, with the opening reception and an exhibition of early Texas photography from 6 to 8 pm, at the Texas State Library and Archives.
The program continues Saturday with lectures, a banquet and auction. Speakers include: Sandra Petrillo from the European…Continue
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