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Under the self-portrait means a portrait shot of himself. This is the same as the modern “selfie”, only with greater artistic value.
The creator of the world’s first self-portrait is Robert Cornelius. He was engaged in the manufacture of lamps.
In 1839, in Philadelphia, he opened the lens cover of a photographic lens and spent more than a minute in the frame until the lens closed. Continue reading