French artist and photographer (1787-1851) recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography. LS in French, signed “I approve the writing above, Daguerre,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, September 6, 1830. Untranslated letter to Mr. Lapree, the representative of the London Diorama, concerning new business initiatives at the Diorama. In fine condition. Daguerre had invented the diorama, a method of projecting images with light, in 1822, and became quite successful in this pre-cinematic system of animating images. An important letter related to Daguerre's great experiments in light and image.
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