Geranium Robertanum, c 1840.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Geranium Robertanum, c 1840.

Talbot, William Henry Fox

© National Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Photogenic drawing by William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877). Photogenic drawing was Fox Talbot's name for the results of his first, camerales photographic proces and derived from experiments he began in 1834 but did not announce until 1839. To produce a photogenic drawing Fox Talbot placed objects or leaves on sensitized paper. The areas where sunlight fell became darkened, while covered areas remained light. This resulted in a printed out negative image.
 

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10300031
 

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