Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

Standard Name: Niépce, Joseph Nicéphore
Used Form: Joseph Nicephore Niepce


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Using silver chloride, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce of France produced the first fixed positive image that could be called a photograph.
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce produced a permanent positive image on pewter coated with bitumen of Judea; he called the process heliography.
Joseph Niépce , improving on his earlier experiments, produced the first permanent photograph.
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre produced the first recognizable photographic image printed on a treated metal plate, a precursor to the Daguerrotype.
19 August 1839
Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre 's daguerrotypes (photographic images on silvered copper plates) were shown at a joint meeting of the Académie des Sciences and Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris.