Artist: John Adams Whipple (American, –). Date: Medium: Daguerreotype. Dimensions: Overall: 6 × 4 3/4 in. ( × 12 cm) Image: 4 13/16 × 3. John Adams Whipple (September 10, – April 10, ) was an American inventor and early photographer. He was the first in the United States to manufacture the chemicals used for daguerreotypes; he pioneered astronomical and night photography;.
Dating from , the photograph of President John Quincy Adams is a unique daguerreotype and was produced by artist Philip Haas just four years after Louis . Introduced by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre in , the daguerreotype was the first publicly Quarter-plate daguerreotype by John Adams Whipple,
John Adams Whipple ( – ), The Moon, 6 August , daguerreotype. Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds. Farsighted but underrated, John Quincy Adams was a president of firsts. He was Daguerreotype portrait of John Quincy Adams, c. late s.