Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention of the daguerreotype.

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  • adjective Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention of the daguerreotype.

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  • adjective Relating to Louis Daguerre (1787–1851), French artist and physicist, or to his invention of the daguerreotype.

Etymologies

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Daguerre +‎ -an

Examples

  • I hope the above description will induce our townsman, Mr. Roach, to successfully produce an instrument that will meet the wants of our artists in that part of the Daguerrean process referred to.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • Bromine and Fluoric Acid, in combination, are used by some Daguerrean artists as a sensitive, but any of the above compounds are better; besides this, the fluoric acid is a dangerous poison, and the quick made from it will not repay the risk to the health in using it.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • For these various operations the following articles -- which make up the entire apparatus of a Daguerrean artist -- must be procured

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • The rules we shall give for coloring Daguerreotypes depends, and are founded, upon those observed in miniature painting, and are intended more as hints to Daguerrean artists, in hopes of leading them to attempt improvements, than as instructions wholly to be observed.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • Daguerrean artists of this country should hold him in the most profound respect for it.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • Such a treatise has long been needed, and the manner in which you have handled the subject will make the book as interesting to the reading public as it is valuable to the Daguerrean artist, or the amateur dabbler in Photography.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • Nearly, if not quite all the various colors used in painting may be made from the five primitive colors, black, white, blue, red and yellow, but for the Daguerrean artist it would be the best policy to obtain such as are required by their art already prepared.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • To you, therefore, I leave the decision whether or no I have accomplished my purpose, and produced a work which may not only be of practical benefit to the Daguerrean artist, but of general interest to the reading public, and your decision will influence me in offering it for, or withholding it from, publication.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • Daguerrean process, much of the beauty of the face is destroyed, on account of the imperfect manner in which light conveys the image of light objects to the spectrum of the camera.

    History and Practice of the Art of Photography

  • a telegraph apparatus (and operator), also Daguerrean artist with "cameras," etc., all of which if they will allow to be explained and accept, will no doubt induce them to look upon us in a better light than a set of "barbarians," which term they apply to all foreigners.

    Recollections of a naval life : including the cruises of the Confederate States steamers, "Sumter" and "Alabama",

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