144 pages, 10 x 11
20 colour illustrations, 40 colour plates
Hardcover
Release Date:01 Dec 2014
ISBN:9780295994901
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Natural Magic

Salt Prints in North America

University of Washington Press

The salted paper print process and the daguerreotype were invented, for all practical purposes at the same moment. Though using different materials and methods, the salted paper print was patented while the other was not, still both achieved the miracle of fixing an image; in other words, photography. Scant research has been done on the use of the salted paper print in North America during its relatively brief period of use (approximately 1847-1855) for the physical prints are often found in obscure collections and locations, and they are, as most works on paper, exceedingly fragile.

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