Likeness and Landscape: Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype

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Describes Easterly's work with early photographic processes. Unlike other daguerreotypists, Easterly also made an unusual number of landscapes on his silvery plates as well as the more typical portraits. He continued using daguerreotype into the 1870s, long after other photographers had switched to the glass-plate collodion process.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
Artist Biography
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