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First Photograph Taken of People
« on: October 21, 2013, 07:53:33 AM »
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It's easy to forget how old photography is.

Given that flying, internal combustion engines, electricity, the telephone, and other staples of modern life didn't get cranking until the late 1800s and early 1900s, it's always startling to be reminded how relatively long photography has been with us. But it got started in about 1800.

This picture, a daguerrotype, was tweeted by Paris Savant. It's billed as the first-known picture of Paris. According to Wikipedia, it's also the first known picture with people in it.