Taylor, Roger and Schaaf, Larry (2007) Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860. Yale University Press, in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y., USA. ISBN 0300124058, 9780300124057
|Type of Research:||Book|
|Creators:||Taylor, Roger and Schaaf, Larry|
When photography appeared shortly before 1840, the metal-plate daguerreotype, invented in France, was first to achieve popularity. But the process simultaneously developed in England for capturing an image on a paper negative—from which many positives could be printed—provided the foundation on which photography would build for the next 150 years.
The exhibition and its catalogue reveal a previously unrecognised artistic flourishing of the British Calotype among British photographers working on several continents in the 1840s and 1850s.
|Additional Information (Publicly available):||
This exhibition catalogue accompanies an exhibition of the same name which was guest curated by Roger Taylor. It opened at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (September 7 – December 31, 2007), National Gallery of Art, Washington (February 3 – May 4, 2008), Musée d’Orsay, Paris (May 26 – September 7, 2008)
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||RAE2008 UoA63|
|Publisher/Broadcaster/Company:||Yale University Press, in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Communication|
|Funders:||National Gallery of Art, USA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York|
|Date Deposited:||04 Dec 2009 00:03|
|Last Modified:||05 Dec 2013 12:00|
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