The origins of photography

The origins of photography evokes the true adventure of the photography from its origins throught superb instruments, associated with images of great interest, often the result of donations or recent acquisitions.
August 19, 1839: official announcement at the Academy of Sciences in Paris of the discovery of photography, the fruit of the joint research of Niépce and Daguerre… more than ever omnipresent, photography has existed today for more than 170 years, it is this history that the Museum proposes to evoke.

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