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Impressed by light : British photographs from paper negatives, 1840-1860

Author: Roger Taylor; Larry J Schaaf; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When photography appeared shortly before 1840, the metal-plate daguerreotype, was first to achieve popularity. But the process simultaneously developed in England for capturing an image on a paper  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Exposiciones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Taylor; Larry J Schaaf; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781588392251 ) 1588392252 (Metropolitan Museum of Art (hc)) 9780300124057 (Yale University Press (hc)) 0300124058 (Yale University Press (hc)
OCLC Number: 153554420
Description: xiv, 438 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 30 cm
Contents: Photography and an age of paradox --
The formative years : the calotype in the 1840s --
The great exhibition of 1851 --
Battling patents and gaining legitimacy --
The calotype finds its place --
Subjects fit for the camera --
British sensibilities 1855-1857 --
Echoes of the grand tour --
Under an Indian sky --
Commercialism advances, the calotype declines.
Responsibility: Roger Taylor ; biographical dictionary by Larry J. Schaaf in collaboration with Roger Taylor.
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