Daguerreian Society

On this day (June 24) in the year 1843, the following notice appeared 
in "Niles' National Register" (Baltimore) Vol. 14, No. 117 (24 June 
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   DAGUERREOTYPE.  Mr. Whitney, in writing to a friend in this city, 
says that "Clinton, the chemist, has within a few days past succeeded 
in fixing (by an after process) the colors of flesh, drapery, flowers, 
&c. with all the strength and vividness of nature.  I have seen forty 
or fifty specimens which rival in tint the most finished efforts of the 
pupil."       [St. Louis Rep.

Posted for your enjoyment.     Gary W. Ewer     

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