Tag Archives: US Civil War

it’s in the cards

Toronto. Over a century ago, before movies, radio, television, computers, and smart phones, a key source of education and entertainment was the stereo card. ┬áThese slightly curved bits of cardboard held two photos (usually taken at slightly different angles, although … Continue reading

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April in NYC

Toronto. Just imagine! Going to the Big Apple (NYC) and having a chance to add to your collection while helping one of our exchange organizations! Each year in the Big Apple, the Daguerreian Society hosts the NY Photography Fair. While … Continue reading

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food for thought

Toronto. During the US civil war, Mathew Brady became famous for his battle field wet plate photography. The process demanded that the plate be sensitized, exposed and processed while still wet or its sensitivity would disappear like the morning mist … Continue reading

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