The upper part of Daguerre´s description of the Daguerreotype from 1839.
|Alphonse Giroux made the
camera in the world after drawings of Daguerre. Giroux had a shop and workshop at Rue de Coq-Saint-Honore´ No 7 i Paris.
|Drawing from 1839 of
the Giroux-Daguerre camera. The focus was obtained by sliding the inner box towards or
from the lens. On a mirror held at 45 degrees could the operator view the image on the
ground glass.In the front is the brass bound achromat which was made by the Paris optician
|Drawing from the upper side.|
|Drawing of the casette. Two doors are protecting the plate from undesired light. The doors can be opened with the arcs.|