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Henry Fox Talbot and Lacock Abbey

August 19th has been designated World Photo Day,  this being the day in 1839 the French government purchased the patent for the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre and made the invention a gift “Free to the World”. Shortly after Louis Daguerre’s invention

August 19th is World Photo Day

Today (August 19th) is World Photo Day, “an international photography event that celebrates the passion for photography in our communities”. August 19th is chosen as the data for World Photo Day because on that day in 1839 the French government purchased the patent for the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes

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