First Photograph

The world's first photograph by Joseph Niepce. Taken from a window of his Le Gras estate at Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, France, it was produced by exposing a bitumen-coated pewter plate in a camera obscura. It took an exposure time of eight hours. (Photo by Joseph Niepce/Getty Images)
The world's first photograph by Joseph Niepce. Taken from a window of his Le Gras estate at Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, France, it was produced by exposing a bitumen-coated pewter plate in a camera obscura. It took an exposure time of eight hours. (Photo by Joseph Niepce/Getty Images)
First Photograph
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Credit:
Joseph Niepce / Stringer
Editorial #:
2673939
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
January 01, 1827
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Source:
Hulton Archive
Barcode:
HL7876
Object name:
97i/09/vict/1141/91
Max file size:
3331 x 2506 px (11.10 x 8.35 in) - 300 dpi - 2 MB