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Wood Cameras109 of 195Albion Albumenizing Co.| Tourist | Field Camera | 1896 | Half Plate.Photographers & Their Cameras - c.1862 CDV Tradecard
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1/2 Plate Roberts Daguerreotype Camera on Iron Stand - c. 1865

Matthew Isenburg wrote the following about CDV images with Dag Cameras:

"It is generally thought that the reason so many late 1850's* paper photos of photographers with daguerreian outfits exists is because the new wet plate camera was used to take the photo, and the pose with the "old standby" shows that they have been in business for quite some time, thus not being novices to their trade."

**The most current research would indicate that in the US, CDV's began being offered in 1859 and it took until 1861 for them to be more commonplace in photographic studios. By 1863, CDV's were all the rage, especially with the demand produced by the Civil War. Soldiers could leave behind or mail multiple, inexpensive images to their family and friends.

Dan

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  1. rniederman rniederman, 2 years ago
    Nice image, Dan.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Beautiful image Dan!

    scott

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