What does the word daguerreotype mean?

Usage examples for daguerreotype

  1. There is a daguerreotype of my mother, and it may be that my recollection of her is builded upon that portrait. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  2. Tendency to Exaggerate Rather than to Daguerreotype The dependence of the agent upon ministers is a testimonial to their sympathy. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  3. 13, 1839, when M. St. Croix exhibited the whole process of Daguerreotype, in presence of a select party of scientific men and artists. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton