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The pencil of nature

Author: William Henry Fox Talbot; Colin Harding
Publisher: Chicago : KWS Publishers, in association with National Media Museum, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Henry Fox Talbot not only invented the calotype process - the precursor to today's film cameras - he transformed his everyday subjects into art. Talbot's twenty-four prints remain strikingly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1850
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Fox Talbot; Colin Harding
ISBN: 9780981773667 0981773664
OCLC Number: 711648111
Notes: Facsimile reprint of the first photographically illustrated book to be published commercially (by Longmans, London, from Jun. 24, 1844, to Apr. 1846, though the fascicle wrappers were uniformly printed with date 1844).
Description: xliv, [116] pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: William Henry Fox Talbot ; introduction by Colin Harding.

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"Nice for history of photography collections." --"Library Journal" (October 6, 2011)

 
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