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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                                this difficulty, & of fixing the image 
in such a manner, that it is no more 
liable to injury or destruction.
In the course of my experiments directed 
to that end, I have been astonished at the 
variety of effects which I have found 
produced by a very limited number of 
different processes when combined in various 
ways; and also at the length of time which 
sometimes elapses before the full effect of 
these manifests itself with certainty.
For, I have found, that images formed in this 
manner, which have appeared in good 
preservation at the end of 12 months from 
the time of their formation, have nevertheless 
somewhat altered during the second year - this 
circumstance added to the fact that the first 
attempts which I had made, became indistinct in 
process of time (the paper growing wholly dark )
induced me to watch the process of the change 
during some considerable time: as I 
thought that perhaps <u>all<\u> these images 
would 
                            
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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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