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Talbot, William Henry Fox 1800-1877

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Works: 456 works in 733 publications in 4 languages and 11,848 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Editor, Translator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Other, Correspondent, Engraver
Classifications: TR651, B
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The pencil of nature by William Henry Fox Talbot( Book )
56 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The photographic art of William Henry Fox Talbot by Larry J Schaaf( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawn from public and private collections throughout the world, the one hundred color plates are reproduced in the actual size of the originals and in all the subtle hues that comprised Talbot's early work. While a number of Talbot's most famous images are included, many of the photographs are little known and are reproduced in this volume for the first time. They range from Talbot's Lilliputian pre-1839 negatives (made in "mouse trap" cameras) through botanical photograms to mid-1840s calotypes that demonstrate a sure command of the new art. Each plate is discussed in detail, drawing on important new research the author has conducted in preparation for a catalogue raisonne of Talbot's life's work in photography."--Jacket
William H. Fox Talbot : inventor of the negative-positive process by André Jammes( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Henry Fox Talbot : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1839 the almost simultaneous announcement of the discovery of photography was made by Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (French, 1787-1851) in Paris and William Henry Fox Talbot (English, 1800-1877) in London. This volume traces Talbot's picture-making method, which proved to be the basis for later photography. Larry J. Schaaf, an independent photohistorian and research professor at the University of Glasgow and the director of the Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot Project, discusses approximately fifty of Talbot's images in the collection of the Getty Museum."--BOOK JACKET
William Henry Fox Talbot by Geoffrey Batchen( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W.H.F. Talbot (1800-1877), inventeur du calotype, publie de juin 1844 à avril 1846 "The pencil of nature" sous forme de fascicules présentant textes et photographies. La traduction des textes est accompagnée d'un texte critique et analytique et d'une partie de sa correspondance concernant l'avancement de son invention et le dépôt de son brevet
Records of the dawn of photography : Talbot's notebooks P & Q by Larry J Schaaf( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This is the first publication of the two most important notebooks created by William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77), the inventor of negative/positive photography. Henry Talbot preserved the eighteenth century tradition of the gentleman amateur scientist in the face of increasing professionalization of science and technology in the nineteenth century. He had great powers of imagination and often conceived of things well beyond his present ability to execute. Notebooks P and Q span the period from the first public announcement of photography in 1839 through the 1843 plateau of Talbot's researches. They record both his false starts and his triumphs. While the emphasis is on the new art of photography, there is substantial reference to chemistry, electricity, light, optics and railroad motive power. The notebook pages are reproduced in full, preserving the tempo and organization of Talbot's thoughts, and keeping his sketches in context. A full expanded transcription decodes Talbot's sometimes difficult hand and abbreviations. Extensive notes and scholarly apparatus interpret and establish the context of Talbot's work."--Jacket
A history and handbook of photography by Gaston Tissandier( )
6 editions published between 1878 and 1973 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sun pictures in Scotland by William Henry Fox Talbot( )
3 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Improvements in photography by William Henry Fox Talbot( )
2 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hikari no jinen = Nature of light by Hiroshi Sugimoto( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of photographs that pay homage to the work of photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot. Titled "Photogenic Drawing", these photographs were printed from paper negatives produced by Talbot 170 years ago. Sugimoto has effectively played variations on the original scores provided by Talbot's negatives, transferring to a different medium images that would otherwise disappear and be lost to obscurity. "Lightening Fields "are prints in which the light is burned in directly by applying electrical current to the film. The inspiration for this technique comes from "aborted discharge" experiments by Talbot. To create "Lightning Fields", Sugimoto ran electric current directly over the film and printed the results. This series is also related to Talbot since it recalls the experiments that he carried ou - and eventually discontinued - with electrical discharge in his work as a scientist
Legendary tales in verse and prose by William Henry Fox Talbot( )
8 editions published between 1830 and 2009 in English and German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English etymologies by William Henry Fox Talbot( Book )
10 editions published in 1847 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die haufgehobene Zeit : die Erfindung der Photographie durch William Henry Fox Talbot by Hubertus von Amelunxen( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean Dieuzaide. Hommage à Fox Talbot by Jean Dieuzaide( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contributions towards a glossary of the Assyrian language by William Henry Fox Talbot( )
8 editions published between 1800 and 1986 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some account of the art of photogenic drawing, or the process by which natural objects may be made to delineate themselves without the aid of the artist's pencil by William Henry Fox Talbot( Book )
5 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arago's announcement of Daguerre's invention prompted Talbot to write anaccount of his invention, but not with as much detail as Daguerre's
Sun pictures by Jr. (Firm) Hans P. Kraus( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The antiquity of the book of Genesis : illustrated by some new arguments by William Henry Fox Talbot( Book )
7 editions published between 1839 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock : an illustrated guide by Robert E Lassam( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Talbot and photogravure by Jr. (Firm) Hans P. Kraus( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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