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Preface by Jane Pickering [Link to Aperture.org]

 

Introduction by Molly Rogers [Link to Aperture.org]

Endnotes to the Introduction [Link to Aperture.org]

 

Chapter 2: The Life and Times of Alfred, Delia, Drana, Fassena, Jack, Jem, and Renty by Gregg Hecimovich [PDF] 

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Chapter 7: Mr. Agassiz’s “Photographic Saloon” by Christoph Irmscher [PDF] 

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Chapter 8: Of Scientific Racists and Black Abolitionists - The Forgotten Debate over Slavery and Race by Manisha Sinha [PDF]

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Chapter 13: Exposing Latent Images: The Daguerreotypes in the Museum and Beyond by Ilisa Barbash [PDF]

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Bibliography [PDF]

 

Further reading

Preservation of the Daguerreotypes by Elena Bulat, India Spartz, Brenda Bernier, and T. Rose Holdcraft [Link to culturalheritage.org]

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