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The Friday Photo quiz masters are back on the job, even in summer. I think we’ve got a good challenge for you to contemplate over the weekend—but don’t work too hard on it. It’s hot out there!

The man you see here is Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, inventor of the daguerreotype. He was French, as you may have guessed from his name. So here is this week’s question: Who was the first American to see a daguerreotype? Hint: He was a well known inventor as well, but not in the photo field. Good luck!
–David Schonauer