Origin of Famous Inventions and Inventors: Photography

About the origin of the invention of photography, history of how inventor Joseph Niepce developed the first photograph.

THE INVENTION: Photography (many dates; 1826 the key date)

THE INVENTORS: Johann H. Schulze, Ger.; Sir Humphry Davy, G.B.; Thomas Wedgwood, G.B.; Joseph Niepce, France; Louis Daguerre, France; et al.

The world's 1st photograph took 8 hours to develop. Joseph Niepce, a French physicist, coated a pewter sheet with an asphalt solution, put it in an artist's camera obscura, and set it on a windowsill. In 8 hours, he had a semblance of a scene on his French farm. That was in 1826.

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