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Welcome to Daguerreobase

Daguerreobase is an online application designed to contain detailed information about daguerreotypes. Members can view, edit and store records of individual daguerreotypes and establish relations to other records based on a wide range of characteristics. This includes collections, owners, creators, hallmarks, housing models, sizes, materials and free text descriptions.


European Daguerreotype Association

logo EDAEDA, the European Daguerreotype Association, is an international non-profit association of photography enthusiasts, with a special interest in the history and the art of the daguerreotype. At end of the Daguerreoabse Project (October 2015) the EDA will deal with the maintenance of Daguerreobase website. The online quarterly Daguerreotype Journal is published by the EDA.


This project is partially funded by the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP).
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The Daguerreotype Symposium 2015

Daguerreotype Journal

Coming Soon: the Summer Issue of the Daguerreotype Journal 

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Photography on a Silver Plate