The Daguerreian Society
If you're looking on the web for information about the daguerreotype, you came to the right place! We strive to assemble valuable resources for daguerreian study; you may easily spend quite some time here perusing what we've prepared.

Don't miss this! A broad selection of 19th and 20th century texts about the daguerreotype, some with their original illustrations

An extensive survey of daguerreian literature. A "must" for the serious student

The Society President responds to a variety of "Frequently Asked Questions"

A brief account contributed by Society member Ken Nelson

An illustrated description of how a daguerreotype is made, from the pages of Scientific American

Japanese photographer and daguerreotypist Takashi Arai demonstrates the daguerreotype process at his studio. This video was made by Masafumi Ishikawa.

Making of Daguerreotype by Takashi Arai from Takashi Arai on Vimeo.

An illustrated tour of the manufacturing of daguerreian supplies

A tour of the first part of the exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (October 13, 2001 - January 6, 2002) which concerned the tools and artifacts, the various ways of presenting, and the ephemera of the era, plus an illustrated brochure, Making a Daguerreotype which elaborates on the process using all vintage equipment in the five illustrations. (5/22/02)

DagNews recaptures daguerreian-related texts, anecdotes, advertisements, poems, etc., from 19th and early 20th century sources.

A newsletter for the contemporary daguerreotypist by Charlie Schreiner.