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Roberto Caccialanza's Blog (3)

Publication: Stefano Lecchi, pupil of Daguerre: The last biography

An international study by Roberto Caccialanza of Stefano Lecchi, has been published by the European Society for the History of Photography (ESHPh), based in Vienna. The text, unreleased, was selected for publication by the ESHPh: the article is available in open access and is…

Added by Roberto Caccialanza on March 24, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

Leandro Crozat: the patented invention of the photographic double ground...

In Italy the phrase “Photographic double ground - Crozat System - Patented” is well known by professionals as well as by vintage and historycal photography lovers. Indeed, it is stamped on the back of hundreds of cartes de visite produced in Italy between the second half of the 1860s and the early Seventies. Nevertheless, the information about the procedure as well as the biography of its inventor have hardly been…


Added by Roberto Caccialanza on January 12, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

Publication: Crozat's photographic system in Ireland and the UK

The 'Crozat's Photographic System' in Ireland and in the UK,1864-1871Irish and/or British researchers of the history of photography and collectors who want to share information about the spread of the 'Crozat's…


Added by Roberto Caccialanza on January 9, 2017 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

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