The Daguerreian Society

Collection of
Kenneth E. Nelson

The Daguerreian Annual 1990

Feature Portfolios:

A Newly Discovered Daguerreotype Collection at Amherst College

Portfolio Of Eight Heretofore Unpublished Portraits

Table of Contents

The Editor's Fuming Box, Peter E. Palmquist

On the Society's Name, John Wood

A Newly Discovered Daguerreotype Collection at Amherst College, Martha A. Sandweiss

The First Portable Camera, Julius F. Sachse

Sacramento Squatter's Riot--G.H. Johnson Captured the Scene

The Everlasting Portrait, Cliff Krainik

On the Trail of Nahum S. Bennett, Laurie A. Baty

Mr. Fixon--Communication from Joan Murray

The Cutting Edge of Yesterday, Kenneth E. Nelson

Dobyns & Company: River City Daguerreian Network, Beth Ouimet

An Arresting Case of Monomania in San Francisco--from contemporary newspaper accounts

Death on the Frontier: A Friend Remembered, Albert S. Southworth

Funerary, Posthumous, Postmortem Daguerreotypes, Daniel Fink

Practical Daguerreian Imagery, Robert Shlaer

A Tip of the Hat: A Survey of Headgear Found in American Daguerreotypes, John F. Graf

"Beyond These Unexplored Sierras": A Daguerreian Quest, Thomas R. Kailbourn

The First Daguerreian Studios in Brussels, Steven F. Joseph and Tristan Schwilden

The Hogg Connection, Robert B. Fisher, M.D.

Brady of Broadway: A New Play for One Character, Wm. B. Becker

Confessions of a Daguerreotype Collector Twice Over and Then Some, David B. Belcher


Potted History of a Daguerreian Lens, Mike Jacob

Mr. Ryder Meets "The Professor," James F. Ryder

Daguerreian Jewelry: Popular In Its Day, Larry West and Patricia Abbott

In Memoriam--Dr. Joseph Petzval, Julius F. Sachse

Eliphalet M. Brown, Jr.: An Early Expedition Photographer, Bruce T. Erickson

Documenting the Relics of the Past: A Vignette, Dolores A. Kilgo

Joaquim Bishop: Early American Camera Maker, Pamela C. Powell

Carleton E. Watkins: A Biography--Chapter 3--Shadowcatching in El Dorado 1849-1856, Peter E. Palmquist

APPENDIX--Mini Daguerreian Biographies and Chronologies

Perez Mann Batchelder
Henry William Bradley
Marsena Cannon
Lorenzo G. Chase
Baron Emanual Von Friedrichsthal
Sterling C. McIntyre
Mrs. Julia Ann Ruldolph
Mrs. Julia Shannon
Seth Louis Shaw
Jesse H. Whitehurst
Peter Wright
William L. Zuber
Index of Daguerreian Names

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