Robert Cornelius: Portraits / Dawn of Photography
Stapp, William F. Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography. Contributing authors: Marian S. Carson, M. Susan Barger. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983). 152 p.; illus., bibl.
Superb catalogue from the National Portrait Gallery exhibition of wonderfully primitive portraits from one of America's earliest daguerreotypists. Includes a detailed study of the physical aspects of daguerreotypes. Fine, as new.