Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Earliest Photographs & Photographers

This was another first for Port Elizabeth. By all accounts, the first photographic studio in South Africa was established in Port Elizabeth. The first publicly announced photographic process, was the Daguerreotype process, or daguerreotypy. It was introduced worldwide in 1839. For following nearly twenty years, it was the most commonly used photographic processes internationally. The first photograph using this … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Earliest Photographs & Photographers