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Robert Cornelius
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Philadelphia, November 1839. "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait facing front, arms crossed. Inscription on backing: The first light-picture ever taken. 1839." One of the first photographs made in the United States, this quarter-plate daguerreotype, taken in the yard of the Cornelius family's lamp-making business in Philadelphia, is said to be the earliest photographic portrait of a person. (Source: http://www.shorpy.com/Robert-Cornelius )
- Randy Gladstone
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014
 
I am fascinated by your photograph Robert! It is wonderful. Rest In Peace, you are not forgotten! xxx
- Coral
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014
 

- Sadie May♥
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
 
remembered and admired by many, even now.
- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012
 

- Mackie
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012
 
not forgotten
- Miss M
 Added: May. 27, 2011
 

- Josiedope
 Added: Dec. 20, 2010
 

- red
 Added: Jul. 20, 2010
 
 
 
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