A photograph made by this process.
An early photographic process with the image made on a light-sensitive silver-coated metallic plate.
To make a daguerreotype of.
A photograph made by an early method on a plate of chemically treated metal.
To photograph by this method.
(intransitive) To make a photograph using this process, to make a daguerreotype (of).
Origin of daguerreotype
- French after Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French daguerréotype. After French artist Louis Daguerre (1787–1851) who announced the process in 1839. Daguerre developed the process after some years of collaborations with French chemist Nicéphore Niépce.