Printing Daguerreotypes: Joseph Berres’s Phototyp

A thin pamphlet holding a couple of pages of printed text, a handwritten letter, and four somewhat hazy prints, held by the Rijksmuseum Research Library, caught the attention of the Rijksmuseum’s photograph conservator Martin Jürgens four years ago. What did the pamphlet’s German title, Phototyp nach der Erfindung des Prof. Berres in Wien, actually mean?…