In which year was the earliest surviving photograph created?

c. 1826
c. 1852
c. 1886
c. 1905
Although Nicéphore Niépce took the first fixed, per­ma­nent pho­to­graph in 1822, it was later de­stroyed. The earliest sur­viv­ing pho­to­graph by him is dated c. 1826 and is called 'View from the Window at Le Gras' (La cour du domaine du Gras). The image was created at Sain­t-Loup-de-­Varennes and it captures the roof and sur­round­ing coun­try­side of the estate - Le Gras.

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c. 1826
c. 1852
c. 1886
c. 1905
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flagBelgium
84%
7%
0%
7%
13
flagGermany
63%
28%
5%
2%
80
flagItaly
60%
21%
4%
13%
23
flagFrance
60%
25%
15%
0%
20
flagthe Philippines
60%
26%
0%
13%
15
flagthe United Arab Emirates
57%
28%
14%
0%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
54%
23%
17%
3%
204
flagCanada
52%
29%
17%
0%
17
flagPoland
51%
28%
15%
4%
6072
flagthe United States
51%
30%
12%
4%
352
flagDenmark
50%
33%
16%
0%
12
flagSouth Africa
50%
40%
10%
0%
10
flagNorway
45%
25%
25%
5%
20
flagUnknown
42%
40%
11%
4%
42
flagRepublic of Ireland
42%
34%
19%
3%
26
flagthe Netherlands
42%
47%
5%
5%
19
flagIndia
38%
32%
22%
5%
106

Gender

men48%
women50%
c. 1826
48%
50%
c. 1852
32%
28%
c. 1886
15%
17%
c. 1905
3%
3%

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