Pioneering photography offered in Jasper52 auction July 15

Images from the early years of commercial photography are the focus of an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, July 15. Thirty-two of the 51 lots are daguerreotypes, the first successful form of photography, named for Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre of France, who invented the technique in collaboration with Nicéphore Niépce in the 1830s. Also offered are ambrotypes and tintypes, which were photographic processes developed later in the 19th century.

Flutist 1/6th plate daguerreotype in full case, late 1950s, 2 5/8in x 3¼in. Estimate: $1,500-$3,000. Jasper52 image

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