File:1855-daguerrotype-familyphoto-joke-Punch.gif

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Two-panel cartoon on the vagaries of early photography, published in the Punch's Almanack for 1855. Caption to top panel: "Interesting group posed for a Daguerrotype by a friend of the family". Caption to bottom panel: "Interesting and valuable result" (the family photograph has actually turned out horribly).

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