salted-paper print

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

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The first photographic positives were contact printed by sunlight from paper negatives on to Talbot's photogenic drawing paper, but usually fixed with Herschel's ‘hypo’ rather than Talbot's common salt solutions. ...

Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

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