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The history and practice of the art of photography

Author: Henry Hunt Snelling; Beaumont Newhall
Publisher: Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. : Morgan & Morgan, Inc., Publishers, [1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1850
Ouvrages avant 1850
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snelling, Henry Hunt, 1816-1897.
History and practice of the art of photography.
Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., Morgan & Morgan [1970]
(OCoLC)707581884
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hunt Snelling; Beaumont Newhall
ISBN: 0871000148 9780871000149
OCLC Number: 139501
Notes: "The first bound treatise on photography ever published in America, originally printed in 1849"--Jacket.
Facsimile of the edition published: New York : Published by G.P. Putnam, 1849.
Description: [8], vi, [v]-vii, 139, [v]-viii pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Chap. I. A brief history of the art --
Chap. II. The theory on light ; The photographic principle --
Chap. III. Synopsis of Mr. Hunt's treatise on "The influence of the solar rays on compound bodies, with especial reference to their photographic application" --
Chap. IV. A few hints and suggestions to daguerreotypists --
Chap. V. Daguerreotype apparatus --
Chap. VI. The daguerreotype process --
Chap. VII. Paper daguerreotypes ; Etching daguerreotypes --
Chap. VIII. Photogenic drawing on paper --
Chap. IX. Calotype and Chrysotype --
Chap. X. Cyanotype ; Energiatype ; Chromatype ; Anthotype ; Amphitype and "crayon daguerreotype" --
Chap. XI. On the probability of producing colored pictures by the solar radiations ; Photographic deviations ; Lunar pictures ; Drummond light --
Chap. XII. On coloring daguerreotypes --
Chap. XIII. The photographometer.
Other Titles: Art of photography
History and practice of the art of photography, or, The production of pictures through the agency of light
Responsibility: by Henry H. Snelling ; with an introduction by Beaumont Newhall.

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