Item no. P774 (cover)
Date of use: 12 September 1991
FDCover issued to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the first photograph taken in Rio de la Plata 1840 -1990 (Uruguay), thus honoring also the 150th Anniversary of Photography in the world. Both the stamp and the special cancellation show image of an early daguerreotype camera (manufactured by Alphonse Giroux in Paris).