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Photographers at the Chicago Old Town Art Fair in 1968
Photographers at the Chicago Old Town Art Fair in 1968
A camera obscura used for drawing
A camera obscura used for drawing
Earliest known surviving heliographic engraving, 1825, printed from a metal plate made by Nicéphore Niépce. The plate was exposed under an ordinary en
Earliest known surviving heliographic engraving, 1825, printed from a metal plate made by Nicéphore Niépce. The plate was exposed under an ordinary engraving and copied it by photographic means. This was a step towards the first permanent photograph taken with a camera.
View of the Boulevard du Temple, a daguerreotype made by Louis Daguerre in 1838, is generally accepted as the earliest photograph to include people. I
View of the Boulevard du Temple, a daguerreotype made by Louis Daguerre in 1838, is generally accepted as the earliest photograph to include people. It is a view of a busy street, but because the exposure lasted for several minutes the moving traffic left no trace. Only the two men near the bottom left corner, one of them apparently having his boots polished by the other, remained in one place long enough to be visible.
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The Church at Auvers, an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh (1890)
The Church at Auvers, an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh (1890)
Nefertari with Isis
Nefertari with Isis
Lascaux painting
Lascaux painting
Rembrandt: The Night Watch, 1642
Rembrandt: The Night Watch, 1642