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Cyanotype : the history, science and art of photographic printing in Prussian blue

Author: Mike Ware; Science Museum (Great Britain); National Museum of Photography, Film, and Television (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Science Museum ; Bradford [England] : National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, 1999.
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"This is the first published monograph on the cyanotype process. It describes the history, chemistry, conservation, aesthetics and practice of photographic printing in Prussian blue." "This book should interest photohistorians, curators and conservators of photographs, photoscientists concerned with 'non-silver' processes and photographic print-makers who wish to use cyanotype today as an expressive artistic  Read more...
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Ware, Mike.
Cyanotype.
London : Science Museum ; Bradford [England] : National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, 1999
(OCoLC)607418519
Named Person: John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel; John F W Herschel, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Ware; Science Museum (Great Britain); National Museum of Photography, Film, and Television (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1900747073 9781900747073
OCLC Number: 41963909
Description: 177 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An introduction in monochrome --
2. The invention of cyanotype --
3. The molecular basis of blueprinting --
4. Varieties of cyanotype and blueprint --
5. Studies in blue 1842-1996 --
6. Cyanotype in practice --
7. Vulnerability and conservation --
App. I. The titles of Herschel's diaphanes --
App. II. The chemistry of Prussian blue --
App. III. The photochemistry of cyanotype --
App. IV. The expression of solution strengths.
Responsibility: Mike Ware.

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"This is the first published monograph on the cyanotype process. It describes the history, chemistry, conservation, aesthetics and practice of photographic printing in Prussian blue." "This book should interest photohistorians, curators and conservators of photographs, photoscientists concerned with 'non-silver' processes and photographic print-makers who wish to use cyanotype today as an expressive artistic medium."--Jacket.

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