British photographic history

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My Favorite Photograph

“Pamela’s Circle c. 1740”

Ambrotype by Judith Harrison Kalter

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“Pamela’s Circle c. 1740” is a quarter plate ambrotype on black glass. It measures

3 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches and is still without a proper case. This is now my favorite photograph because it was made in the 21st Century, using a process devised in the 19th Century with equipment from the early-mid 20th Century to photograph a book written in the 18th Century. One of… Continue

Added by Antiquarianphotographer on August 31, 2009 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Request for information on Anna Atkins and her life:

Working with elementary school students in Detroit, Michigan as a volunteer for the past 5 years has been and still is an exciting way for me to share my research on Anna Atkins and her book , Photographs of British Algae; Cyanotype Impressions. My middle school students in Birmingham, Michigan have marveled at the images of their photograms as they appeared and then washed them in the school bathroom. I have been working on a biography about Anna Atkins to share with young adults. Larry… Continue

Added by Antiquarianphotographer on February 7, 2009 at 15:29 — 2 Comments

ANTIQUARIAN PHOTOGRAPHER ~ 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES THROUGH WORDS AND PICTURES

http://antiquarianphotographer.blogspot.com/ IS MY WEB PAGE. HOPE YOU WILL VISIT.

Added by Antiquarianphotographer on January 8, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

I have been actively involved in the art and science of photography since was in elementary school. Study at the college and post degree level allowed me to teach and appreciate the many ways to appr…

I have been actively involved in the art and science of photography since was in elementary school. Study at the college and post degree level allowed me to teach and appreciate the many ways to approach the subject. My blog will discuss the first processes used to capture images and the men and women who used these processes. I will share my recent learning experiences in words and of course, pictures. By sharing my experiences, I hope to inspire you to go beyond just taking pictures and… Continue

Added by Antiquarianphotographer on January 8, 2009 at 12:48 — No Comments

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