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  The research archive of Gary W. Ewer regarding the history of the daguerreotype

Ewer archive: B8430001
author name: Gilman and Mower
title: The Photographer’s Guide; in which the Daguerrean Art is Familiarly Explained
notes: One of the first stand-alone manuals published in America, yet rarely referenced in photographic histories.
keywords: Gilman & Mower
Ewer archive: B8430002
author name: Robert H. Collyer
title: Lights and Shadows of American Life
notes: In an exposition about "the imitative faculty of the Yankees," the author makes a few remarks about Gouraud and his lectures in Boston.
keywords: Robert Hanham Collyer, François Gouraud, François Jean-Baptiste Fauvel-Gouraud, Francis Fauvel-Gouraud
January 1843
Artist (New York)
Ewer archive: P8430003
notes: A brief commentary about the daguerreotypes; also mentions two New York views and portraits by the partners, James Franquenet and James P. Weston
keywords: James Franquenet, James P. Weston
March 1843
Dublin University Magazine
(New York [Amer. Edit.])
Ewer archive: P8430001
author name: M. J. B.
text title: "The Daguerreotype"
notes: A short poem in English, French and Italian.
keywords: M. J. B.
October 1843
Godey’s Lady’s Book
Ewer archive: P8430004
author name: Paul de Kock (Sarah Howitt, trans.)
text title: "Sketches of Paris: The Daguerreotype"
notes: An illustrated tale of a daguerreotypist and his customers.
keywords: Sarah Howitt, Sketches of Paris
7 December 1843
Ewer archive: S8430001
author name: Elizabeth Barrett (Browning)
notes: A letter from Elizabeth Barrett (Browning) to Mary Russell Mitford, in which she discusses the new art of daguerreian portraiture.
keywords: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Mary Russell Mitford
20 December 1843
Rover (Boston)
Ewer archive: P8430002
notes: A short piece about a small daguerreotype with a microscopic image of the Boston Transcript.
keywords: “Mr. Osborn of South Boston, a practical chemist"