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"Photography in the United States" A lengthy but incredibly informative article. From The New-York Weekly Tribune of April 1853.

"Professor Morse and the Telegraph" Selected text, and an illustration of an early daguerreotype by Morse, from Scribner's Monthly of March 1873.

"Webster, Clay, Calhoun, and Jackson. - how they sat for their daguerreotypes" From Harper's New Monthly Magazine of May 1869.


"The Daguerreotype in America" An illustrated short history by Mrs. D.T. Davis. From McClure's Magazine of November, 1896.

"The Daguerreotype in America" By Julius F. Sachse. This is a direct rebuttal to Mrs. Davis' historical essay. From The American Journal of Photography of December 1896.


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