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First photographs: faces and a couple of places
Imagine seeing your face for the first time, not reversed in a mirror or a rendering by an artist, but one of the earliest photographic images. They are called daguerreotypes, named for Frenchman Jacques Mandé Daguerre, who developed the process in 1839.
Dallas Auction Gallery launches Dallas Fine Art Auction
DALLAS – Dallas Auction Gallery has introduced Dallas Fine Art Auction, a partnership created from three prominent Texas art companies: David Dike Fine Art, Debbie Leeuw Fine Art and Dallas Auction Gallery. Dallas Fine Art Auction will presents a premier Western and Texas fine art auction annually beginning Jan. 29, 2011 at Dallas Auction Gallery. […]
Lincoln document puzzles Hawaiian historians
HONOLULU (AP) – Documents bearing signatures of U.S. presidents have turned up in a lot of unexpected places: attics, libraries, even thrift stores. But how did an innocuous Civil War-era memo bearing Abraham Lincoln’s signature end up in the state archives of Hawaii, which was not part of the United States at the time? State […]