Posted on Thursday November 17, 2016

Updated on Thursday September 14, 2017

Daguerreotypes from the MKG Hamburg

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A collection of nearly 700 daguerreotypes from Germany, this set presents portrait photos of historical figures and families from the 19th century. Learn more about one of the first photographic processes by browsing through images that show family ties printed in silvered copper plates.

Provided by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg