https://flic.kr/p/baSHfX | The Columbia Fireman Returns! Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Fireman in Parade Dress | On the past September 11 I posted a daguerreotype of a young fireman in this parade dress as a tribute to all the first responders who reacted so heroically on that terrible September day. As much as we loved the image I knew that it needed expert conservation. Today he came home and we can not believe how beautiful he is! In consultation with the conservator we decided…
Quantrill's Guerillas: A Spectacular Quarter-Plate Daguerreotype of Will Bassham and an Unidentified Man. In "uniforms" of brown tunic shirts, with sidearms and non-military issue rifles of "Kentucky rifle" style. Bassham wears a large sheathed fighting knife on his belt. A rare and important image in its original leatherette case. (Continued in comments.)
Plate Daguerreotype of A Handsome Dude with His Pipe and Wearing A White Hat
The first self-automated photo booth originated with Anatol Josepho (previously Josephewitz), who had arrived in the U.S. from Russia in 1923, with the first photo booth appearing 1925 on Broadway in New York City. For 25 cents, the booth took, developed and printed 8 photos, a process taking roughly 10 minutes.