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1850s/1860s 'process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'?
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I am currently reading and writing on Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) and have encountered an 1859 diary entry in which Carroll describes meeting the Prince of Wales and telling him about…Continue

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Georgina Binnie replied to Georgina Binnie's discussion 1850s/1860s 'process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'?
"This is so helpful, thank you! "
Sep 15
Michael Pritchard replied to Georgina Binnie's discussion 1850s/1860s 'process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'?
"Hi, Georgina. I think that this must refer to printing rather than photography. At the August 1860 session of the Photographic Society G H Babcock described in some detail machinery for printing 12,000 photographs an hour, invented by Charles…"
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1850s/1860s 'process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'?

I am currently reading and writing on Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) and have encountered an 1859 diary entry in which Carroll describes meeting the Prince of Wales and telling him about 'the new American process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'. I've searched extensively for the process that Carroll is referencing but can't find anything that marries up to the date and an American invention, only printing processes that don't quite capture the notion of actually…See More
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