Making a daguerreotype of the George Eastman House
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Making a daguerreotype of the George Eastman House

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Photograph

Nicholas M. Graver

Maker
American, b. 1937

Making a daguerreotype of the George Eastman House

October 1, 1973
Gelatin silver prints
Image: 7.6 x 7.7 cm (each image)
Mount: 8.9 x 17.7 cm
Gift of Nicholas M. Graver
1974.0011.0001
Inscriptions recto (printed in black): A Second Century of Stereoscopic Views / No. 001 / MAKING A DAGUERREOTYPE OF THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOSUE, October 1, 1973 / Irving Pobboravsky, assisted by William Peterson, makes a four-minute / exposure on a 5" x 7" plate using a Giroux camera. This camera is from the / collection of the International Museum of Photography. It bears the signature of Daguerre, the inventor, and the seal of Giroux, the manufacturer. / It is an example of the first camera comercially produced. / Glass dry plate stereograph made with a Stereo Auto Graflex / Published by N.M. Graver, Photographer P.O. Box 18051, Rochester, N.Y. 14618

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