Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype

June 30, 1995 – October 29, 1995

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Granite Gallery Floor Plan

Document the contribution this medium has made to American art and culture with 152 daguerreotypes. The exhibition is arranged thematically—portraits; landscapes; and cultural and social relationships. Nearly three quarters of the works have never been published.