Harvard has collected unique documents for over 150 years, & this digital collection provides interested parties with access to some of these items. Visitors can look at class photos of Harvard students, & portraits of Henry James, Jenny Lind, & James McNeill Whistler. These portraits can be found in the "Portrait Sitters" area, along with those of Martin Van Buren and Horatio Alger. The site also contains links to a complete directory of photographs at Harvard.
Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC) has created an informative and imaginative website about photography and writing with light. You will find boxes with the small colored triangles in the corner near the top of the page corresponding to different topics like Early Observations, Camera Obscura, The Inventors, Pinhole Camera, Modern Camera, The Art of Photography, and Going Digital. There is also a link to "Gallery.
Presents a series of representative daguerreotypes along with primary source texts that reinforce the significance of this technology and its impact on American history. As the companion site to a book of the same name, the visual component of the exhibition is limited to a few examples placed in three broad categories: landscapes, portraits, and occupationals.