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William Henry Fox Talbot : pioneer of photography and man of science

Author: H J P Arnold
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features a biographical sketch of the English physicist William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), presented by the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland. Notes that Talbot was a pioneer in photography.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arnold, H.J.P. (Harry John Philip), 1932-
William Henry Fox Talbot.
London : Hutchinson, 1977
(OCoLC)658147719
Named Person: William Henry Fox Talbot; William Henry Fox Talbot
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H J P Arnold
ISBN: 0091296005 9780091296001
OCLC Number: 4203693
Description: 383 pages, leaf of plates, [48] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color coat of arms, facsimiles, genealogical tables, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: An abbey and ancestors --
Minority, Cambridge and the 1820s. The creative decade --
Photogenic drawing --
The calotype --
Photography: of priority, plagiarism and patents --
Applied science and etymology --
Mid-century: family, astronomy and botany --
Photographs in printers' ink --
Numbers and Assyrians - - The final years.
Responsibility: H.J.P. Arnold.

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Features a biographical sketch of the English physicist William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), presented by the School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland. Notes that Talbot was a pioneer in photography.

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