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October 13, 2011

World's oldest photograph

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Pictured above, it was purchased by the French National Library for $392,000 in 2002.

From BBC News: "The image of an engraving depicting a man leading a horse was made in 1825 by Nicéphore Niépce, who invented a technique known as heliogravure."

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