Or is chroma/non-chroma only a salient binary after Daguerre?
The Daily Pic: Frederick Catherwood's eagle eye did without Daguerre's invention.
In 1839, when Daguerre announced his discovery, he exposed his picture one hour and twelve minutes.
Daguerre, inventor of the Daguerreotype, died at Paris, aged 61.
About the same time Daguerre published his new invention of making the sun prints which were called Daguerreotypes after him.
He did it, and brought me the Daguerre, which I thankfully paid for.
Daguerre learned how to let one flower etch its image on his plate of iodine; and then proceeds at leisure to etch a million.
Daguerre announced his invention of the sun prints, since known as Daguerreotypes.
Daguerre, continuing his experiments, discovered eventually the process connected with his name.
Yet Daguerre's discovery amounts to nothing more nor less than this.