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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                                numerous experiments: the other I have 
comparatively little used, because it appears 
to require more nicety in the management.
It is however equal, if not superior, to the 
first in brilliancy of effect.
This chemical change, which I call the 
<u>preserving process <\u> 
, is far more effectual than 
could have been anticipated - The paper 
which had previously been so sensitive to light,
becomes completely insensible to it, insomuch 
that I am able to show the Society specimens 
which have been exposed for an hour to the 
full summer sun, & from which exposure 
the image has suffered nothing, but 
retains its perfect whiteness.
6
<u>On the Art of fixing a Shadow <\u>
The phenomenon which I have now briefly mentioned 
appears to me to partake of the character 
of the <u>marvellous <\u>, almost as much as
any 
                            
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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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