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calotype

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

The first widely used photographic process in which images could be produced on paper. Writing paper is prepared with solutions of silver nitrate and then potassium iodide. When required...

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calotype

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

The first widely used photographic process in which images could be produced on paper. Writing paper is prepared with solutions of silver nitrate and then potassium iodide. When required...

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calotype

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 97 words.

The first widely used photographic process in which images could be produced on paper. Writing paper is prepared with solutions of silver nitrate and then potassium iodide. When required...

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calotype

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 193 words.

term (from the Greek kalos, and typos, image; sometimes called the Talbotype) coined by Henry Talbot in 1840

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calotype

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 3 words.

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calotype process, dissemination and practice

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 726 words.

Talbot's discovery, almost by accident, of the calotype process in September 1840 transformed his art. Most importantly, the dramatic

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Calotype Club

Robin Lenman.

Edited by Angela Nicholson.

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 10 words.

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Calotype Society

Robin Lenman.

Edited by Angela Nicholson.

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 14 words.

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Wey, Francis (1812–82)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 102 words.

and pioneering photography critic, and friend of the painter Gustave Courbet. He praised the expressive qualities of the calotype

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Turner, Benjamin Brecknell (1815–94)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 214 words.

In 1849, Turner mastered the calotype and, using it throughout his career, made celebrated views of the English countryside.

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country house photography

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1211 words.

Whenever our aristocratic amateur goes by rail or road to visit his other aristocratic friends, his Calotype chest forms, as

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Flower, Frederick (1815–89)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 83 words.

active in Oporto, Portugal. He seems to have taken up photography c.1849, although most of his surviving calotypes

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Benecke, Ernest (1828–84)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 149 words.

son of a banking family with financial interests in Egypt, who made over 150 calotypes during his travels in the

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Teynard, Félix (1817–92)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 143 words.

creator of over 160 calotypes made during his 1851–2 Nile voyage. They were published, in instalments, as Égypte et Nubie

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Blanquart‐Évrard, Louis Désiré (1802–72)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 206 words.

He presented a paper‐negative process nearly identical to Talbot's calotype process before the French Academy of Sciences, which accepted

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Ernest Benecke

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1828–84),

Anglo‐German photographer, son of a banking family with financial interests in Egypt, who made over 150 calotypes during his travels in the Mediterranean and Middle East...

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Louis Désiré Blanquart-Évrard

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1802–72),

French printer and editor of photographic albums and books. He presented a paper‐negative process nearly identical to Talbot's calotype process before the French Academy...

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roll-film

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

In 1854, the English inventor Arthur James Melhuish (d. 1895) registered a patent for a roll‐holder for calotype paper. Although it remained impractical and little used, this patent...

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Heinrich Schwarz

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1894–1974), Austrian‐born American art historian.

He became interested in early photography while a curator at the Belvedere Gallery, Vienna, and in 1929 organized an exhibition...

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Francis Wey

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1812–82),

French writer, art and pioneering photography critic, and friend of the painter Gustave Courbet. He praised the expressive qualities of the calotype and argued in favour...

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Flower, Frederick

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1815–89), Scottish‐born wine merchant and amateur photographer,

active in Oporto, Portugal. He seems to have taken up photography c.1849, although most of his surviving calotypes...

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