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Photographic Numismatics


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An illustration of coins, medals, tokens and currency related to photography and photographic antiques. This extensive "collection" only exists as slides: the wide range of items is from museums and collectors worldwide. In this video with slides you will see and learn about: * The invention of photography in 1839 * The earliest known daguerreotype * Collectors of these items and examples from their collections * Examples of daguerreotypes, advertising notes, store cards, world tokens and medals, checks, encased postage, wooden nickels and more all with photographic themes A great video with lots of slides of an interesting area of crossover collecting. Speaker(s): Nicholas M. Graver.
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