Some account of Photogenic Drawing or, the process of which Natural Objects may be made to delineate themselves, without the aid of the Artist's Pencil by Henry Fox Talbot Esq. FRS

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                                would <u>ultimately <\u> be found to fade away -
I found however to my satisfaction, that this 
was not the case: and having now kept a 
number of these drawings during nearly five 
years, without their suffering any deterioration 
I think myself authorised to draw conclusions 
from my experiments with more certainty.

2.

<u>Effect & appearance of these images <\u>
The images obtained in this manner are themselves 
white, but the ground upon which they display 
themselves is variously & pleasingly coloured -
Such is the variety of which the process is 
capable, that by merely varying the proportions 
& some trifling details of manipulation, any 
of the following colours are readily obtainable 
sky-blue 
yellow 
rose-colour 
brown, of various shades 
black 
<u>Green <\u> alone, is absent from the list, with
the exception 
                            
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Author
Henry Fox Talbot
Reference
AP/23/19
Series
AP
Date
1839
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Some account of Photogenic Drawing or, the process of which Natural Objects may be made to delineate themselves, without the aid of the Artist's Pencil by Henry Fox Talbot Esq. FRS, 1839. From The Royal Society, AP/23/19

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