WestLicht Photographica Auction will auction one of the first Daguerréotype cameras ever produced. The wooden sliding-box camera was made in Paris in September 1839 by Alphonse Giroux and just recently discovered after having spent decades in private ownership in northern Germany. The 170-year-old camera is apparently in remarkable condition and will be auctioned on 29 May in Vienna with a starting price is €200,000.
Get a piece og history at: WestLicht Photographica Auction
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