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Introduction and Picture Credits
The birth of photography
The first practical process
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19th century acid actinometer albumen prints amateur became bromide Brownie camera Calotype Calotype process Calvert Jones camera obscura carte de visite celluloid chemical chloride Claudet coating colour combination print compound Daguerre Daguerre's Daguerreotype Daguerreotype process darkroom detail developed dry-plate early photographic England engraving exposed exposure ferrotype film focal Fox Talbot gallic acid gelatin dry plate gelatin emulsion George Davison glass plate graph graphers half inches Hippolyte Fizeau improved introduced lens lenses light light-sensitive silver London mercury method Museum Niepce painting paper negative patented pellicle photogenic drawing photographic materials photographic process photogravure print plate camera plateholder Pocket Kodak camera popular portrait portraiture preparation printing plate printing process produced published record Rejlander rollfilm rollholder sensitive material shutter silver iodide silver nitrate silver salts Sir John Herschel sold solution stereoscopic studio success suitable surface technique Top left transparent vapour W. H. F. Talbot waxed paper negative Wedgwood wet-collodion process