Beginning of the mass production of magic lanterns for home use.
Albumen print, characteristic of the 19th century. Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor and Louis-Désiré Blanquart-Évrard.
Wet collodion, the negative par excellence until 1880. Frederick Scott Archer.
André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri patents the carte de visite format.
James Ambrose Cutting patents the ambrotype.
Collotype, a photomechanical process. Alphonse-Louis Poitevin.
Carbon prints, a pigmentary process. Alphonse-Louis Poitevin.
Adolphe Alexandre Martin discovers the ferrotype, patented by Hamilton Smith.
It begins in the 1890s >>
Television and video
It begins in the 1860s >>
Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville designs the phonautograph, the first device capable of recording sound on a physical medium, although it was later impossible to reproduce it.