This Is The First-Ever Photo Of A Human Being

Because nothing is really happening between now and FOMC/Election day, we present… the first ever photo of a human being, found via Megan McArdle’s blog.

It was taken by Louis Daguerre, creator of the Daguerreotype in Paris in 1838. Read more about it at the Hokumburg Goombah.

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