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Samuel Morse's daguerreotype equipment

Samuel F.B. Morse self-portrait (1791-1872)

Morse's Daguerreotype Equipment
mid-1800s

Samuel Morse, photographer
Words and pictures. Telegraph-inventor Samuel Morse purchased this daguerreotype equipment following a meeting with Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre in France about 1840. Morse is credited with bringing the daguerreotype to the United States.

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Samuel Finley Breese Morse, born April 27, 1791, Charlestown, MA; died April 2, 1872, New York, NY
Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, born November 18, 1787, Cormeilles, near Paris, France; died July 10, 1851, Bry-sur-Marne, France
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