An ultimately doomed attempt to interest the Royal Society in his process—which he called "Heliography"—brought Niépce and the first photograph to England in 1827.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The World's First Ever Photograph
It was taken through a window over a rooftop. This was in 1826. Things have improved slightly since then Nevertheless it is fascinating how the inventor died and his partner subsequently took credit for the invention...