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Contents List


1990s Part I

  • 1. The Diorama in Great Britain (and USA)
  • 2. The Diorama in Paris
  • 3. The Daguerreotype (miscellaneous)
            Claude Niépce at Kew  3.1, 3.2
            Physautotypie (recreated by J. Marignier)  3.3, 3.4
            Traité définitif of 1837  3.5, 3.6, 3.7
            Daguerre's daguerreotype views of 1839  3.8 , 3.9, 3.10
            Société d'Encouragement and Thénard  3.11
            Daguerre's mirror correcting lateral reversal  3.12, 3.13
            Reports published in January 1839 in Paris  3.14
            Claudet's licence  3.15
            Daguerre's Manual  3.16, 3.17
            Daguerreotype apparatus exported  3.18, 3.19
            Daguerre's presents to Royalty  3.20
            Gernsheim's confusion on Claudet showing
                imported daguerreotypes to Queen Victoria   3.21 to 3.26
            Paul Delaroche  3.27
            La Caricature  3.28, 3.29
            William Newton, family of patent agents  3.30, 3.31, 3.32, 3.33
            Voyage of Erebus and Terror  3.34
            Draper's first daguerreotypes  3.35

    1990s Part II

  • 4. Ste Croix in London, Birmingham and Liverpool
  • 5. Daguerreotype to New York
  • 6. Documents on the Dorothy Draper Daguerreotype
  • 7. Captain A. Lucas and L'Oriental
  • 8. François Lucas and the Justine in the Pacific

    1990s Part III

  • 9. Early Photographers
            Rev. J. S. Winter's Album  9.1, 9.2
            J. Merriman's Album  9.3
            Robert Bingham  9.4, 9.5
            F. Martens  9.6, 9.7, 9.8
            G. B. Goodman  9.9
            D. L. Mundy  9.10
            Sir David Salomons  9.11
            Dagron's microfilm  9.12
            R. H. Carr  9.13, 9.14, 9.15
  • 10. Miscellaneous Subjects
            Supposed Anglo–French Rivalry  10.1, 10.2
            Silver–plating patents  10.3
            Gallic Acid  10.4, 10.5, 10.6
            H. and A. Gernsheim  10.7
            Historical Fantasy, first photograph  10.8
            'JE' = J. Ellis?  10.9
            Photography in 1859, and George Sala  10.10
            Choice of paper in early photography  10.11
            Edgeworth Daguerreotypes  10.12, 10.13
            Johnson collection at Bodleian  10.14
            Illustrations of actors playing Shakespeare  10.15
            Dominique Daguerre: Furniture shop  10.16
            Miscellaneous comments  10.17 to 10.23
  • 11. Early Photography and W. H. F. Talbot
  • 12. Hercule Florence
  • 13. J. M. Cameron and H. H. H. Cameron's copyrighted photographs


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