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Nuno Borges de Araújo's Blog (2)

The voyage of the 'Oriental' and the daguerreotype in Portugal, Spain and Brazil, 1839-1840

  Ramires, Alexandre (2014) The Voyage of the Daguerreotype. On the Daguerreotypes and Physionotypes of the Oriental Hydrographe, Coimbra: author's edition. This text provides documental support for the first daguerreotype experience in Portugal, in October 1939, and the probable daguerreotype practice in islands of Madeira and Canarias latter in the same month. It also…


Added by Nuno Borges de Araújo on October 17, 2014 at 21:00 — 4 Comments

José Luís Madeira (Jan. 14, 1948 - Apr. 10, 2012)

I regret to inform you that my friend and member of this website José Luís Madeira died on April, 10th. He developed an important work in Portuguese photographic history, at several levels, and left unfinished books and exhibition projects, in particular those concerning Lisbon and Portuguese India photographic history. His death was a severe blow to the knowledge of these subjects in Portugal. I here pay my tribute to the friend and to his work.

Added by Nuno Borges de Araújo on April 13, 2012 at 1:21 — 1 Comment

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