Wedgewood & Davy used Silver Nitrate to copy painting on glass. It soon became a key component of darkroom photography.
Josephy Nicéphore Niépce created the earliest surviving photograph. This image showed that we could make a photograph.
Henry Fox Talbot created the Calotype with his "Latticed WIndow" photo.
Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre created Daguerreotype. It's "Boulevard du Temple" became the first image of a human being.
The beginning of using backdrops and staged props to take self portraits.
Hippolyte Bayard made the first political-protest of photography. He claims he discovered photography earlier than Daguerre and Talbot.
Anna Atkins created the first photographic book, and it's used for biology. She used the cyanotype technique to create the book, "Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions".
Mexico didn't acknowledge Texas as an independent, so they fought the US for it. They saw it as the US invading their land.
The California Gold Rush began when gold was founded in California by James Marshall. This discovery of gold brought a lot of people to California, and created a lot of revenue for them.
Created a glass negative and detailed print. It was favored in the 1800s due to it's quality and how easy it was to use.
The Crimean war was a military conflict in Europe. France allied with Britain to fight this war.
One of the best war photographers.
Created "The Two Ways of Life" which is a combination printing.
Nadar captured the first aerial photograph by tethering a camera to a hot air balloon.
Lewis Carroll's photograph of Alice Liddell. His interest in child photography brought up opinions of him being perverted.
The Battle of Melegnano was fought between Italy and France during the Italian Wars. France won this war against Italy.
This book talked about the evolutions and natural selection. He created history by teaching all of us how species evolve and mutate.
The American Civil War is fought between the North and South over slavery of black people.
The emancipation of proclamation tried to get rebellious states to rejoin the Union.
Felix Nadar created a huge balloon named "The Giant". This balloon became the world's largest gas balloon.
Alexander Gardner published "Photographic Sketchbook of the War". These books are rare because each was produced by hand and it contained photos of the Civil war.
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and he received his first patent for it.
Alphonse Bertillion created mug-shots. It became greatly useful for the Police Department.
Plessy v Ferguson got rid of racial segregation laws by claiming we're all "separate but equal".
The Photo-Secession Movement was created by Alfred Stieglitz to move towards straight objective photography. Exhibitions were the goal of the movement.
With a digital camera, photographers didn't have to worry about the chemicals. It made taking photos easier.