a photograph made by an early method
on a plate
of chemically treated metal
verb transitiveWortformen:daˈguerreoˌtyped or daˈguerreoˌtyping
to photograph by this method
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Wortherkunft von 'daguerreotype'after Louis J. M. Daguerre (1789-1851), Fr painter who developed the method