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from Horace Greeley, Glances at Europe: in a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. during the Summer of 1851, including notices of the Great Exhibition, or World's Fair. (New York: Dewitt & Davenport, 1851) pg. 26.

(chapter 2)


LONDON, Thursday, May 1, 1851

   . . .Yet there are many good things in the American department. In Daguerreotypes, it seems to be conceded that we beat the world, when excellence and cheapness are both considered—at all events, England is no where in comparison—and our Daguerreotypists make a great show here.

   Illustration is from "Grand Panorama of the Great Exhibition South-East Portion of the Nave" in the Supplement (gratis) to the Illustrated London News Vol. 19, No. 530 (November 22, 1851) page 628.

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