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2014 Daguerreian Society Symposium

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2014 Daguerreian Society Symposium

Time: September 26, 2014 to September 29, 2014
Location: Texas State Library and Archives
City/Town: Austin, Texas USA
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Event Type: symposium
Organized By: Daguerreian Society
Latest Activity: Aug 19, 2014

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The 2014 Daguerreian Society Symposium will be held in Austin, Texas on September 26-29, 2014

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 Daguerreobase project; Mike Robinson on The Colours of the Daguerreotype; Jeremy Rowe on evolution of early photographic businesses in New York City; Jane Turano-Thompson on Early Images of the Captivity and Contact Experience in Native American and Non-Native Cultures; Larry Schaaf on the work of William Henry Fox Talbot; and Ralph Wiegandt on the nature of gilding daguerreotypes.

The trade show is on Sunday and is open to the public from 11:00 to 4:00. Additional one-hour tours are being explored for Friday, September 26th and Monday, September 29th from 9 to 11 am. Details will be posted here as schedules progress. 

Hosting institution: the Texas State Library and Archives (website).


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