Pieces of Science

The Story

For Teachers

For Students

For Reference

Bibliography & References

Possible Links for Future Study and Exploration

The Daguerreian Society

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Making A Pinhole Camera - An AskERIC Lesson Plan

Chemistry of Photography

Chemistry of Photography - an independent study unit

A History of Photography

The History, Science and Preservation of Albumen Photographs

Women in Photography Archive

Large Format Cameras

American Photography - A Century of Images


The Daguerreotype

Daguerreotype: The Process

Daguerrean Broadside

The Social Construction of the American Daguerreotype Portrait

The Daguerreotype by Edgar Allen Poe

Daguerreotype: Image Capturing Device for the Home

From Heliograph to Daguerreotype

Secrets of the Dark Chamber