Etymology
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daguerreotype (n.)

"picture taken with an early photographic process involving silver plates, iodine, and vapor of mercury," 1839, from French daguerreotype, coined from the name of the inventor, Louis J.M. Daguerre (1789-1851) + -type (see type (n.)). As a verb from 1839. Related: Daguerreotypist.

updated on June 25, 2018

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Definitions of daguerreotype from WordNet

daguerreotype (n.)
a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor;
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