‘The First Hundred Years!’ -- A 1939 Newsreel About the History of Photography

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Various shots of the first photograph ever taken and the camera that took it, made by William Henry Fox Talbot, then of the camera made by Frenchman Louis Daguerre. Brief shots of early photographs. A huge telescope camera is shifted into position in an observatory; photographs of the moon are seen.

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