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Friday, September 24, 2010

Gigapixel daguerreotype

"This is Cincinnati on Sunday, September 24th, 1848—162 years ago. The picture, a daguerreotype taken by Charles Fontayne and William Porter (who were standing on the other side of the Ohio River), is so fantastically sharp you can-with your mouse - step right onto the streets, onto the riverboats, peek through windows, explore rooftops as if you had slipped into the 1840's with a pass key."

http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/

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