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calotype

[′kal·ə‚tīp]
(graphic arts)
An obsolete method of photography in which paper is treated with silver iodide, silver nitrate, and acetic and gallic acids; after exposure the paper is developed in a solution of silver nitrate and gallic acid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Marguerite Hancock suggested that Kerr's original photographs were calotypes, but this seems to be incorrect.
In the 1840s, David Octavius Hill and his partner Robert Adamson took more than 3000 photographs - lit only by light of the sun - using the new calotype process.
Who in the 1840s invented the calotype for turning negative photographs into positive images?
Who in 1841 invented the calotype for turning negative photographs into positive images?
(5) This album contains a total of 12 photographic prints, comprising: one true calotype, that is a salted paper print made from a paper negative, 10 salted paper prints from collodion wet-plate negatives, and one albumen silver photograph from a collodion wet-plate negative.
By then the daguerreotype, perfected in 1839, had been overtaken by the calotype, a photographic process which required a lengthy exposure time, and Domville found that his subjects were unwilling to remain motionless for the period of time it took to ensure the process was successful.
The negative-positive calotype process was an species?
Fox Talbot's famous calotype) was in Guillaume's first consignment.
He gives a detailed account of the early vicissitudes of the calotype and its initially upper-class, highly educated proponents, a kind of political history of the process.
FLASHBACK: Clockwise, from far right: John Dillwyn Llewelyn with his calotype camera in 1853; Dillwyn's mansion on the Penllergare estate; Juno blowing off steam at Tenby, exhibited in Paris 1855; Tenby; and John's wife Emma Dillwyn Llewelyn, pictured in 1853 making a print PICTURES: The Penllergare Trust
Some of the very first photographic images by the pioneer of the medium William Henry Fox Talbot, inventor of the calotype, will be on view, alongside early 19th-century daguerrotypes, as will examples from other major figures, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Julia Margaret Cameron, Dorothea Lange, Robert Frank, Edward Weston, Man Ray and Diane Arbus.