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“Over 100,000 antique negatives & prints”
Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History offers a history lesson on photography. The Museum, designed in the Victorian style with period music playing in the background, lends to the feeling of being in another era, enhancing the journey into the past. Photo Antiquities is dedicated to the preservation, presentation and education of the history of photography. The museum's collection includes images, cameras and accessories that capture the earliest days of photography. Follow the history of photography with a guided tour, from the Daguerreotype c. 1839 (the first commercially viable photographic image produced onto a silver coated copper plate) to present day digital photography. We have over 100,000 negatives and prints in our archives. We can make reproductions for you in sizes from 8x10 to mural for your home or office.
Incredible museum, I highly recommend! Extremely knowledgeable and attentive docent who was entertaining, informative and polite. If you have never been here, or haven't been in awhile I would... Read more
Did you know that Pittsburgh is home to a museum that focuses on photo history, technology, and equipment from its inception up to the current day? And that it's located right in the Northside on... Read more
This museum is one of my favorite hidden gems in Pittsburgh. In fact, it's one of the places I always bring visitors to check out when they come into town. It's packed with history of Pittsburgh... Read more
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