Jabez Hogg photographing Mr Johnson in Richard Beard's studio, c 1843

Made:
1840-1848 in London
maker:
Richard Beard

A daguerreotype of Jabez Hogg and Mr Johnson, 1843; Jabez Hogg photographing Mr Johnson in Richard Beard's studio, c 1843. A daguerreotype from 1843 which is thought to be the first photograph showing a photographer at work. The image depicts Jabez Hogg photographing W S Johnson in the studio of Richard Beard.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5070
Materials:
copper and silver plated
type:
daguerreotype
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford