Named after its inventor, Louis Daguerre, the daguerreotype was the first commercialized photographic process. With daguerreotypes, the exposed image appears on a thick silver copper plate with a mirrored surface. Because daguerreotypes are so fragile, they need to be conserved in special casings.


Using our network of curators and curatorial committee we bring you exhibitions every month from new and exciting art scenes. You can easily buy, rent and swap works with other members of our art sharing community. Enjoy an interactive art world, and we’ll take care of everything else.