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Zoom Eclipse of the Sun,William and Frederick LangenheimDaguerreotype On May 26, 1854, the Langenheim brothers made eight sequential  photographs of the first total eclipse of the sun visible in North  America since the invention of photography. Although six other  daguerreotypists and one calotypist are known to have documented the  event, only these seven daguerreotypes survive. Like all uncorrected daguerreotypes, the images look reversed laterally as in a mirror / {Called Back}

Eclipse of the Sun,
William and Frederick Langenheim

Daguerreotype
On May 26, 1854, the Langenheim brothers made eight sequential photographs of the first total eclipse of the sun visible in North America since the invention of photography. Although six other daguerreotypists and one calotypist are known to have documented the event, only these seven daguerreotypes survive. Like all uncorrected daguerreotypes, the images look reversed laterally as in a mirror / {Called Back}

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