Need to be photographed before they perish – but it matters how

Digitization: a word that is often used nowadays. But what does it mean exactly? People often think that taking a photo of a piece of art is the same as what we call digitization. But this is wrong. When a museum or a...

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Digitization of Petőfi-daguerreotype

According to our current knowledge, Gábor Egressy, an actor and amateur daguerreotypist, took the daguerreotype of Petőfi in the summer of 1845. Its size is not standard, 64x84 mm, between “6th” or “8th” sized plate. G.R.B, the creator's hallmark is affixed in the...

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