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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 print amateur became bromide Brownie camera Calotype Calotype process camera obscura carte de visite celluloid chemical chloride Claudet coating collodion positive colour combination print compound Daguerre Daguerre's Daguerreotype Daguerreotype process darkroom detail developed dry-plate early photographic engraving exposed exposure ferrotype film gallic acid gelatin dry plate gelatin emulsion George Davison George Eastman glass plate graphers graphic half inches hand cameras Hippolyte Fizeau improved introduced Julia Margaret Cameron lens lenses light light-sensitive silver London mercury method miniature Muybridge 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 successful suitable surface technique Top left transparent vapour Victorian W. H. F. Talbot Wedgwood wet-collodion process