a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vaporMy husband uses this word a lot. I like the way it sounds. I’m going to try to use it in my writing.
There was a small likeness of her smiling shyly with her hair braided to cover her ears. The likeness itself was amazing, but puzzling. It was like a daguerreotype, but this one had color. He had so bloody much to learn.–Cole, Kresley (2006-03-28). A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark, Book 1) (Kindle Locations 628-629). Simon & Schuster, Inc.. Kindle Edition.