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Posts tagged ‘Engraving’

Joseph Wright

Credited as the first designer of US coin, Joseph Wright, was born July 16, 1756 in Bordentown, New Jersey and lived until September 13, 1793. His…

A 17th century illustration of a camera obscura.

The First Photography

The 19th century saw the invention of, at the time, an incredibly new and exciting media: photography. The first surviving photograph was taken by Joseph Nicéphore…

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