Carl Durheim

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Self-portrait of Carl Durheim next to a camera on the table (circa 1850), hand-colored calotype

Carl Durheim, also known as Karl Durheim and Charles Durheim, (born November 23, 1810 in Bern, Switzerland - died January 30, 1890 in Bern, Switzerland) was a Swiss lithographer and an early photographer. He began working with daguerreotype in 1845 and changed to a paper printing process in 1849.[1] Durheim produced many portraits of seated individuals.


  1. ^ A Concise History of Photography by Helmut Gernsheim page 46

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