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Photography -- History -- 19th century

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Anthotype experiments by Mary Somerville

Eleven small paper strips with coloured emulsion painted on, created by Mary Somerville, discovered inside Dep. c. 354, MSSW-13, a notebook of experiments on plant-based photographic emulsions. The coloured emulsions are made from ground fruit and vegetable, making these strips among the earliest Anthotypes.The paper strips feature notes that correspond to ingredients listed in the back of the notebook.Anthotypes are plant-based photographs made from fruit and…
Shelfmark: Dep. c. 354*
Extents: 11 items
Dates: [c.1826-c.1872]
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Archive of William Henry Fox Talbot and the Talbot family

The archive of six generations of the Talbot, Feilding and Burnett-Brown family, including photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot and original artifacts photographed by Talbot, as well as correspondence, research notes, drawing and botanical albums, and estate records.
Extents: 40.0 Linear metres (337 shelfmarks)
Dates: 1799-2000, n.d.
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Daguerreotype by J.W. Newland

Daguerreotype by J.W. Newland.
Shelfmark: MS. 21206 Photogr. 1
Extents: 1 item
Dates: c. 1845
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Eugene Ostroff collection of Talbot photographic materials

Photographic and manuscript materials produced in the 1960s and 1970s by Eugene Ostroff, curator of photographic history at the National Museum of American History, while recording the photographic work of photography pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877).
Extents: 2.6 Linear metres (16 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1953-1967
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Henry Minn Collection

The principal part of the collection consists of photographs (and original negatives) taken by Henry Minn. It also contains photographs taken by Sarah Angelina Acland and Henry Taunt. There are photographs belonging to C.F. Bell (possibly Charles Francis Bell).
Extents: 24.1 Linear metres (241 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Horatia Gaisford's Collection of Talbot Photographic Materials and Ephemera

Gaisford-St Lawrence Collection of Talbots: Horatia Gaisford's Collection of Photographs and Ephemera.
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres
Dates: 1835-1848
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The John Dillwyn Llewelyn collection of Talbot photographic materials

The John Dillwyn Llewelyn collection of Talbot photographic materials, n.d. [c.1838-1842].
Extents: 1.00 Linear metres (42 boxes)
Dates: n.d. [c.1838-1842]
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Letters from John Ruskin to Ada C. Dundas, 1879-86, pasted into an album with photographs of Ruskin and of his study at Brantwood

Letters from John Ruskin to Ada C. Dundas, 1879-86, pasted into an album with photographs of Ruskin and of his study at Brantwood
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. d. 138
Extents: 165 Leaves
Dates: 1879-1886
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The Michael and Jane Wilson Collection of Nineteenth Century Photographs

A collection of over 1,000 photographic items from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Comprises loose prints, photographically-illustrated books, albums, and photographic portfolios.
Extents: 197 boxes
Dates: 1849-1921
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Papers relating to On Molecular and Microscopic Science and work on sunlight, and other papers relating to publications, 1828-1851 and n.d. [c.1830-c.1872]

Comprises: Folder MSSW-13 : experimental notes, 'Investigation of Effect of Sun Light on Vegetable & Flower Colours & Juices', Rome and Geneva, 1845 Folder MSSW-14: On the Action of the Rays of the Spectrum on Vegetable Juices. Extract of a Letter from Mrs M. Somerville to Sir J.F.W. Herschel, Bart., dated Rome, September 20, 1845. Communicated by Sir J.…
Shelfmark: Dep. c. 354
Extents: 1 box (6 folders)
Dates: 1828-1851 and n.d. [c.1830-c.1872]
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Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer

Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer.
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1865], n.d.
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Two artotypes of Jumbo

Two artotypes of Jumbo.
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 572, fols. 43-44
Extents: 2 items
Dates: 1882