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William Edward Kilburn
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I have a question to the photographer William Edward Kilburn. In the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2005) it is written that Kilburns „…photographs of a Charist Rally in London in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by nadja.lenz Apr 30, 2013.

Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
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I would like to ask for the following textbook with regard to a research project: Robert Hunt, A…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry J Schaaf Nov 11, 2014.

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Larry J Schaaf replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Dear James, Congratulations on your fellowship - serious work on Hunt is long overdue. As to bits and bobs, come visit Rock House, for a lot of this will be buried in my now-ancient Herschel files.  Sir John, who really gave Hunt…"
Nov 11, 2014
James Ryan replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Dear Professor Schaaf I've only just come across this discussion and would be very pleased if you might share your other bits of information about Robert Hunt. I've recently begun research on Robert Hunt, for a British Academy/Leverhulme…"
Nov 11, 2014
nadja.lenz replied to nadja.lenz's discussion William Edward Kilburn
"Hi Marcel, thank you very much for your help! Kind regards, Nadja"
Apr 30, 2013
Judy Annear replied to nadja.lenz's discussion William Edward Kilburn
"Yes me to re Douglas Kilburn - fascinating work and there are more of his daguerreotypes out there somewhere Judy Annear  "
Apr 28, 2013
Marcel Safier replied to nadja.lenz's discussion William Edward Kilburn
"That would be Andre Leon Larue Mansion (born c. 1786 in France, died 26 Apr 1870, London). I am very interested in the work of Douglas Kilburn, William's brother who was a daguerreotypist in Melbourne, Australia."
Apr 27, 2013
nadja.lenz posted a discussion

William Edward Kilburn

I have a question to the photographer William Edward Kilburn. In the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2005) it is written that Kilburns „…photographs of a Charist Rally in London in 1848 brought his work to the attention of Prince Albert."But there seem to be photographs from Kilburn of the Royal family from 1847(?) Were Kilburn instead „commissioned by Prince Albert to photograph Chartist demonstration March 1848" … like the PhotoLondon writes on its website? And does anyone…See More
Apr 24, 2013
nadja.lenz replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Dear all! Thank you very much for your help and advise. Hunts first manual is to be find online in the ETH Zürich library (http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/structure/34314?lang=de) and thanks to Rolf H. Krauss as real book in a German…"
Dec 12, 2012
Larry J Schaaf replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Hunt's original manual, as Giles suggests, was his Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography, including Daguerréotype, and All the New Methods of Producing Pictures by the Chemical Agency of Light (Glasgow: Richard Griffin & Co.,…"
Dec 11, 2012
Tom Ruffles PhD, ARPS replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"A Manual of Photography, 4th edition, 1854, is available in the Internet Archive (www.archive.org), along with umerous other works by Hunt: http://archive.org/details/amanualphotogra00huntgoog"
Dec 8, 2012
Michael Pritchard left a comment for nadja.lenz
"Nadia - I have various editions and the Treatise and will check when I am back home. I presume you have checked Gernsheim's Incunabula as a startign point?"
Dec 8, 2012
Noel Chanan replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Dear Nadja, The full title of the first edition is: A Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography , Including Daguerreotype, And All the New Methods of Producing Pictures By the Agency of Light. There is a copy of this in the Getty Museum…"
Dec 8, 2012
nadja.lenz replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Thank you very much!!!"
Dec 5, 2012
Giles Hudson replied to nadja.lenz's discussion Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841
"Is not the first edition of Hunt's A Manual of Photography effectively his A Popular Treatise on the Art of Photography? i.e. there is no such work, other then this, which he refers to in the preface of Photography: A Treatise on the…"
Dec 4, 2012
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Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841

I would like to ask for the following textbook with regard to a research project: Robert Hunt, A Manual of photography, first edition, 1841. As far as I know, it is not available in any library. Does anyone know where a copy is?  Is it in an english or american library or does anyone have a copy?Thanks for help and advise.Kind regards,Nadja Lenz…See More
Dec 4, 2012
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At 10:21 on December 8, 2012, Michael Pritchard said…

Nadia - I have various editions and the Treatise and will check when I am back home. I presume you have checked Gernsheim's Incunabula as a startign point?

 
 
 

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