Associations to the word «Daguerreotype»


DAGUERREOTYPE, noun. An early type of photograph created by exposing a silver surface which has previously been exposed to either iodine vapor or iodine and bromine vapors.
DAGUERREOTYPE, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To make a photograph using this process, to make a daguerreotype (of).

Dictionary definition

DAGUERREOTYPE, noun. 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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