El Daguerrotipo. Documentos y videos.

Early Photography: Making Daguerreotypes

Son varios, numerosos en algunos casos, los documentos y vídeos que figuran en la  red sobre procedimientos fotográficos realizados por museos o grandes instituciones.

Por ejemplo , en el caso del Daguerrotipo.


Daguerreobase is an online application designed to contain detailed information about daguerreotypes. Members can view, edit and store records of individual daguerreotypes and establish relations to other records based on a wide range of characteristics. This includes collections, owners, creators, hallmarks, housing models, sizes, materials and descriptions.

  • Museo Getty

Ademas del vídeo anterior tiene, por ejemplo, lo siguiente

In Focus: Daguerreotypes

November 3, 2015–March 20, 2016, Getty Center
Shortly after the daguerreotype process was announced in January of 1839, its powers as “nature’s pencil” captured the imagination of the public, many of whom had not yet seen a photograph in person. A direct positive image fixed on a sensitized silver-coated plate in a camera obscura, the daguerreotype was popularly described as a “mirror with a memory.”  

  • Metropolitan Museum

Daguerre (1787–1851) and the Invention of Photography

  • Library of Congress

America's First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839-1862

y nos muestra una amplia selección de sus fondos digitalizados

Daguerreotypes: Search Results

  Sobre el daguerrotipo en España se puede ver su historia en 

Daguerrotipos “Made in Spain”


  • Gallica nos muestra una selección de sus fondos


  • George Eastman House

The Daguerreotype - Photographic Processes Series - Chapter 2 of 12