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daguerreotype

da·guerre·o·type

 (də-gâr′ə-tīp′)
n.
1. An early photographic process with the image made on a light-sensitive silver-coated metallic plate.
2. A photograph made by this process.
tr.v. da·guerre·o·typed, da·guerre·o·typ·ing, da·guerre·o·types
To make a daguerreotype of.

[French, after Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre.]

da·guerre′o·typ′er n.
da·guerre′o·typ′y n.
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daguerreotype

(dəˈɡɛrəʊˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Photography) one of the earliest photographic processes, in which the image was produced on iodine-sensitized silver and developed in mercury vapour
2. (Photography) a photograph formed by this process
daˈguerreoˌtyper, daˈguerreoˌtypist n
daˈguerreoˌtypy n
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da•guerre•o•type

(dəˈgɛər əˌtaɪp, -i əˌtaɪp)

n., v. -typed, -typ•ing. n.
1. an obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine is developed by exposure to mercury vapor.
2. a picture made by this process.
v.t.
3. to photograph by this process.
[< French (1839), after Latin. J. M. Daguerre; see -o-, -type]
da•guerre′o•typ`er, da•guerre′o•typ`ist, n.
da•guerre`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
da•guerre′o•typ′y, n.
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daguerreotype

an obsolete form of photography in which images were produced on chemically treated plates of metal or glass. — daguerreotypic, daguerreotypical, adj.daguerreotypist, n.
See also: Photography
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daguerreotype

An early type of photographic process using a light-sensitive silver-coated metallic plate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic processdaguerreotype - a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
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Translations
Daguerreotypie

daguerreotype

nDaguerreotypie f
vtnach dem Daguerreotypieverfahren fotografieren
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daguerreotype

[dəˈgɛrəʊˌtaɪp] ndagherrotipo
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Springing it open, she gazed at the daguerreotype of a worn little woman with steady gray eyes and a hopeful, pathetic mouth.
Here, in the daguerreotype, was the concrete; much she had grasped from it, and always there seemed an infinite more to grasp.
But this mother was not the Daisy of the plains nor of the daguerreotype. They had been before Saxon's time.
Alone, except for a certain respectable and orderly young man, an artist in the daguerreotype line, who, for about three months back, had been a lodger in a remote gable,--quite a house by itself, indeed,--with locks, bolts, and oaken bars on all the intervening doors.
Shelby's best hand, who, as he is to be the hero of our story, we must daguerreotype for our readers.
She possessed his sword, there were several old-fashioned daguerreotypes, there was much that had been said of him, stories told of him--and all this had constituted the material out of which she had builded him in her childhood fancy.
Until June 14 Through the Looking Glass: Daguerreotype Masterworks from the Dawn of Photography
As early as 1840, for instance, John Draper, a professor of chemistry and physiology at New York University, made a daguerreotype of the Moon.
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She explains how to make light-sensitive materials for developing unique digital images and techniques to transfer them to various substrates, including glass and canvas, as well as ways to make prints inspired by early processes like anthotype, cyanotype, tintype, daguerreotype, photogravure, and Polaroid, and traditional printmaking processes like monotypes, collagraphs, and etchings.
The previous world record price for a camera was [pounds sterling]732,000 for a daguerreotype, the Daily Mail reports.
Only two years earlier, in 1839, French painter and printmaker Louis Jacques-Mande-Daguerre had unveiled his new-fangled invention, the daguerreotype.