Impressed by light : British photographs from paper negatives, 1840-1860 /

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Main Author: Taylor, Roger, 1940-
Corporate Authors: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Other Authors: Schaaf, Larry J. 1947-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Photography and an age of paradox
  • The formative years : the calotype in the 1840s
  • The great exhibition of 1851
  • Battling patents and gaining legitimacy
  • The calotype finds its place
  • Subjects fit for the camera
  • British sensibilities 1855-1857
  • Echoes of the grand tour
  • Under an Indian sky
  • Commercialism advances, the calotype declines.