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There are still working daguerreotypists and ambrotypists out there.
There are a few contemporary daguerreotypists working today, one of whom lives in Toronto and offers daguerreotype-making workshops.
In the next decades his grave, impassive face, topped by the tall-crowned hat, would be painted by four white artists and photographed by many daguerreotypists, so that the deep lines down his cheeks would become familiar across the country, and he would represent the archetypal Indian chief, the man of unshakable integrity.
Amid the variety of shops, the stranger cannot fail to be struck with the wonderful number of oyster-saloons stuck down on the basement, and daguerreotypists perched in the sky-line: their name is legion; everybody eats oysters, and everybody seems to take everybody else's portrait.
There were no cattle-painters there, nor lithographers, nor daguerreotypists; else "Boots" and his rider would have been transmitted to posterity in their lineaments of that day.
Well, my dear, so far as relates to the mere outward husk of the soul, our engravers and daguerreotypists have done their work as well as they usually do.
Jonathan, thanks for dropping by – we don’t get a lot of actual working daguerreotypists around here!