The collection comprises 22
daguerreotypes reproduced as lithographs of Algeria in the 1840s primarily depicting
indigenous and colonial architecture in Algiers, Constantine, Stora, Philippeville (Skikda),
Blida, and Oran.
Little is known about the French daguerreotypist, Théodore Bettinger, who worked primarily
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