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The Daguerreotype Page

The Daguerreotype in brief, is method consisted of treating silver-platedplates copper sheets with iodine to make them sensitive to light, then exposing them in a camera and "developing" the images with warm mercury vapor. 

   Click on the photo to see a fee Iowan's around the Civil War era.

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