The First Known Photograph Ever Taken (1826)

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Niépce’s pewter plate image was re-discovered in 1952 by Helmut and Alison Gernsheim… the Gernsheims had the Eastman Kodak Company create the reproduction below. This image’s “pointillistic effect,” writes Brown, “is due to the reproduction process,” and the image “was touched up with watercolors by [Helmut] Gernsheim himself in order to bring it as close as possible to his approximation of how he felt the original should appear in reproduction.”Niepce Reproduction

http://www.openculture.com/2015/04/see-the-first-known-photograph-ever-taken-1826.html

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