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Transcript of Louis Daguerre
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Not much known of childhood His Death... Where Did He Live? Married To... Parents Father: Louis Jacques Daguerre
Mother: Anne Antoinette Hauterre Fun Facts Die of heart failure Died in Bry-sur-Marne, France Age at death 63 years 7 months and 22 days old Mostly France Invented... The Daguerreotype
Only one credited July 10th,1851
Petit-Brie-sur-Marne in Paris Occupations... Started as an inland revenue officer
Didnt last long
Painting for the Opera
Assisted Pierre Prévost in the execution of panoramic views of Rome, Naples, London, Jerusalem, and Athens
With Bouton, he opened at Paris the Diorama (an exhibition of pictorial views) the effect of which was heightened by changes in the light thrown upon them
Soon opened a place just like it in Regent's Park, London.
Destroyed by fire The Daguerreotype... Five Operations
1)the polishing of the silver plate
2)the coating of the plate with iodide of silver by submitting it for about 20 minutes to the action of iodine vapor
3)the projection of the image of the object upon the golden-colored iodized surface
4)the development of the latent image by means of the vapor of mercury
5)the fixing of the picture by immersing the plate in a solution of sodium "hyposulphite" (sodium thiosulphate) Important Happenings... June 15th appointed an officer of the Legion of Honor
On the same day a bill was presented to the chambers, according to the provisions of which Daguerre and the heir of Niepce were to receive annuities of 6000 and 4000 francs on the condition that their process should be made known to the Academy
approved at the meetings of the two chambers on the 9th of July and on the 2nd of August, Daguerre's process, together with his system of transparent and opaque painting, was published by the government, and soon became generally known. Louise Georgina Arrow-Smith
Married November 10, 1810
Died March 24,1857 Legal name/Full name- Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre "I have seized the light. I have arrested its flight." The Louis Memorial At The Smithsonian Nat'l Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Bibliography... "Facts about Louis Daguerre - True Knowledge." True Knowledge - the Internet Answer Engine. Web. 27 May 2011. <http://www.trueknowledge.com/q/facts_about__louis_daguerre>.
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"DAGUERRE, Louis: Memorial at the Smithsonian Nat'l Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Located in James M. Goode's Judiciary Square & East Downtown Area." Washington D.C. Memorials. Web. 27 May 2011. <http://www.dcmemorials.com/index_indiv0000424.htm>.