The pencil of nature

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Da Capo Press, 1968 - Photography - 94 pages
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Photography -- calotype -- cover and frontispiece of first commercial book to be illustrated with actual photographs -- copies held at the Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England -- British -- 19th century.

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User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

Absolutely fascinating. Fox Talbot goes through the process that lead him to the positive/negative photographic method, as well as the idiosyncrasies he discovered while experimenting with the fledgling art form. Read full review

Review: The Pencil Of Nature

User Review  - Jo - Goodreads

I just gave this 5 stars because it's really important historically and not too bad to read. I insist on putting my school books on here because I want to make my end of year reading goal but I find it absurd to rate a photo book from the 1840s. Read full review

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