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Fifty British Calotypes

WAS £45.00 £22.50

Product description

Calotype or talbotype is an early photographic process introduced in 1841 by William Henry Fox Talbot, using paper coated with silver iodide. The term calotype comes from the Greek καλός (kalos), "beautiful", and τύπος (tupos), "impression".

Introduction by Robert Hershkowitz. Beautiful reproductions of British paper negative photography and a tribute to the magnificent major exhibition "Impressed by Light" on the occasion of Paris Photo 2008. Photographs included in Herskowitz' tribute are striking works of Roger Fenton, William Henry Fox Talbot, Charles Clifford, Thomas Sutton, Alfred and Edward Backhouse, Captain Linnaeus Tripe, and many others

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First Edition, Rare
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0

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About this item

Calotype or talbotype is an early photographic process introduced in 1841 by William Henry Fox Talbot, using paper coated with silver iodide. The term calotype comes from the Greek καλός (kalos), "beautiful", and τύπος (tupos), "impression".

Introduction by Robert Hershkowitz. Beautiful reproductions of British paper negative photography and a tribute to the magnificent major exhibition "Impressed by Light" on the occasion of Paris Photo 2008. Photographs included in Herskowitz' tribute are striking works of Roger Fenton, William Henry Fox Talbot, Charles Clifford, Thomas Sutton, Alfred and Edward Backhouse, Captain Linnaeus Tripe, and many others

Added value:
First Edition, Rare
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0

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