• Creator
  • Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
  • Created Date
  • 1839
  • Publisher
  • G. Berger, 1839
    London
  • Description
  • Three of the earliest attempts at illustrating the principles and results of the photographic process. The [wood engraving] negative-positive example of April 13, is the first pictorial example of the concept. The facsimile of the photogenic drawing [of insect wings, May 18] is the second published after THE MIRROR. The example of "Photogenic Printing" [May 25] is the first published example from a cliché verre created on glass and printed dir... more
    Three of the earliest attempts at illustrating the principles and results of the photographic process. The [wood engraving] negative-positive example of April 13, is the first pictorial example of the concept. The facsimile of the photogenic drawing [of insect wings, May 18] is the second published after THE MIRROR. The example of "Photogenic Printing" [May 25] is the first published example from a cliché verre created on glass and printed directly on the block."--Hanson collection catalog, p. 6. In: The mechanic and chemist, a magazine of the arts and sciences. London : G. Berger, 1839. v. 4--The May 25 example is a facsimile (engraving) of a photogenic impression taken from an etching on glass--Title supplied by cataloger. Forms part of the David A. Hanson Collection of the History of Photomechanical Reproduction. less
  • Format
  • Photogenic drawings
    Wood engravings
    Photographs
  • Rights
  • No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.