The 19th Century: The Invention of Photography

Silvy was later noted for the elegance of his society portraits and was one of the best carte-de-visite photographers of the 1850s and 60s, even providing props or backgrounds relating to the sitter, if famous.

During the early 1840s, he went on to operate two of the earliest photographic studios in America.
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Since 1930, however, when a selection of his photographs was published, the importance of his unique form of has become increasingly regarded as a record of Parisian architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


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He took up photography in the 1850s and became a leading photographer of  and antiquities.
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She lived in Kensington, London, where in the early 1850s she began to produce hundreds of photographs of her five daughters as well as many fancy dress and genre scenes.


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Using twelve separate cameras spaced at intervals of twenty-seven inches, each camera having a shutter speed of 1/1000 second worked by a black thread stretched across the track, Muybridge was able to produce twelve photographs, each one showing a different stage of the horse's movement as it broke the thread, and proved Stanford right.

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His best known work is his 'Animal Locomotion', a series of photographs showing the movement of animals and humans, produced between 1872 and 1885, and published by the University of Philadelphia in 1887.

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Mayall established a chain of highly successful photographic studios in London and the provinces and, turning away from daguerreotypes, produced carte-de-visite and cabinet photographs.

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LeGray, like many other professional photographers, started his working career as an artist and opened his photographic portrait studio in Paris in 1848.

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In 1858, Nadar became internationally famous when he took the first photograph from a balloon and later, during the siege of Paris, commanded a balloon observation corps.