Gamekeeper sitting with daisies, c 1840s.

Talbot, William Henry Fox

 
Gamekeeper sitting with daisies, c 1840s.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Description

Salted paper print by William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877). Talbot invented the calotype proces which he patented in 1841. This negative/positive proces meant that any number of prints could be made from the same shot by transferring the negative image on to special paper. Strictly speaking the term calotype refers only to the negative, however, it has also become a term for the positive produced.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10323099

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