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William Henry Fox Talbot (1800—1877) pioneer of photography


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A print made by exposing sensitized material that is directly in contact with a negative. Henry Talbot described the practice in his 1839–40 notebooks using simple wooden printing frames, a ...

Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

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