"I agree "A Faithful Likeness" is a must for those researching the earliest photographers in towns, cities and counties in the UK.
Pauline and Bernard Heathcote primarily undertook their research in the "analogue" world... having…"
"As Larry Schaaf has pointed out, this was a machine-based process/technology. References to it go back to at least 1847. I have been completing a study on Photography and the 1851 Great E|xhibition and have not come across Mr. Carsoe at…"
"Lachlan McLachlan’s photographs of the unpacking of Art Treasures at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition appeared as wood engravings in the Illustrated London News of 2nd May 1857.
Lachlan McLachlan proposed - following an approach by the…"
"This image is from a negative by Claude-Marie Ferrier and was printed in France by Robert Bingham. It was used to illustrate the photogaphically-illustrated presentation copies of the Reports by the Juries of the 1851 Great Exhibitio, published in…"
"As Steven Joseph has pointed out in an earlier post, the definition of criteria is key.
At the time Schultze was researching and publishing, the focus was primarily on Albumen prints acting as “book illustration”. Schultze’s…"
I am studying the processes of photomechanical reproduction in the nineteenth century in Brazil. Read your texts over England and I have a question: how was the photographer’s situation in the second half of the nineteenth centrury? Here in Brazil, we had some photographers like Leuzinger or Marc Ferrez who were highly respected and famous in the second half of the nineteenth. And in England? Just the image was ‘a celebrity’ or the photographer was a celebrity too?