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Collection Daguerreotypes

Mirror Images: Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress

Photographer unidentified. [Occupational portrait of a woman working at a sewing machine] sixth plate daguerreotype, ca. 1853.

This presentation illustrates the major subjects represented in the Daguerreotypes Collection. Each of the categories below feature selected highlights from the collection.

Mirror Images: Daguerreotypes at the Library of Congress was authored by Carol Johnson, Assistant Curator for Photography in the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.