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William Henry Fox Talbot : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Author: William Henry Fox Talbot; J. Paul Getty Museum.
Publisher: Los Angeles : The Museum, ©2002.
Series: In focus (J. Paul Getty Museum)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1839 the almost simultaneous announcement of the discovery of photography was made by Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (French, 1787-1851) in Paris and William Henry Fox Talbot (English, 1800-1877) in London. This volume traces Talbot's picture-making method, which proved to be the basis for later photography. Larry J. Schaaf, an independent photohistorian and research professor at the University of Glasgow and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Photography, Artistic
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
J. Paul Getty Museum.
William Henry Fox Talbot.
Los Angeles : The Museum, ©2002
(OCoLC)606878334
Named Person: William Henry Fox Talbot; William Henry Fox Talbot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Fox Talbot; J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN: 0892366605 9780892366606
OCLC Number: 50866758
Description: 143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Deborah Gribbon --
Introduction / Larry J. Schaaf --
"Impressed by Nature's Hand": The Photographs of William Henry Fox Talbot / Geoffrey Batchen, David Featherstone, James Fee, Nancy Keeler, Weston Naef, Larry J. Schaaf, Michael Ware.
Series Title: In focus (J. Paul Getty Museum)
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A study of the work of William Henry Fox Talbot, who is credited with being the inventor of photography as we know it. It reproduces 50 of his photographs from the Getty Museum's collection, along  Read more...

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