Shannon Perich, curator of the photographic collection at the National Museum of American History, discusses the invention of the daguerreotype, a method of early photography. Mike Robinson from Ryerson University then demonstrates his modern day daguerreotype process at the Smithsonian’s Castle building.
A production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written, hosted, and video production by Matt Ringelstetter. Art Molella, executive producer. Matt Ringelstetter and Laurel Fritzsch podcast program managers. Joyce Bedi, webmaster. Shannon Perich was interviewed by Matt Ringelstetter on May 16, 2012. Podcast released on May 29, 2012. Music by keinzweiter, from the FreeMusicArchive.org.
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