Artist at Work: The Daguerreotype

Date: Sundays through April 13, 2014, at 1 pm - 3 pm
Location: Museum Studios, Getty Center

Admission: Free

Drop by as photographer Luther Gerlach demonstrates the materials and techniques used to make daguerreotypes, an early photographic process invented by Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre. Daguerreotypes were a wildly popular medium for portraiture into the mid-1850's and were collected by Queen Victoria. Complements the exhibition A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography. This is a free, drop-in program

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