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General reading 
Ellenbogen, Josh, 2012, Reasoned and Unreasoned Images: The Photography of Bertillon, Galton, and Marey, (Penn State University Press) isbn-10: 0271052597 isbn-13: 978-0271052595 [Δ
Keller, Corey, 2008, Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900, (Yale University Press) isbn-10: 0300142102 isbn-13: 978-0300142105 [Δ
Ostroff, Eugene (ed.), 1987, Pioneers of Photography: Their Achievements in Science and Technology, (Springfield, VA: The Society for Imaging Science and Technology) [Δ
Tucker, Jennifer, 2006, Nature Exposed: Photography as Eyewitness in Victorian Science, (Johns Hopkins University Press) isbn-10: 0801879914 isbn-13: 978-0801879913 [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Anna Atkins 
Atkins, Anna, 1843-1854, Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions, (Sevenoaks) [Private publication] [Δ
Atkins, Anna, 1854, Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns, (Private publication) [Δ
Schaaf, Larry J. (ed.), 1985, Sun Gardens: Victorian Photograms by Anna Atkins, (New York: Aperture) [Δ
Golding Bird 
Bird, Golding, 1844, Elements of Natural Philosophy: Being an Experimental Introduction to the Study of the Physical Sciences, (London: John Churchill) [2nd edition, and later editions] [Δ
Bird, Golding, 1939, 20 April, ‘Fac-Simile of a Photogenic Drawing‘, Mirror, vol. XXXIII, no. 945 [With reprint of Bird’s article in Magazine of Natural History] [Δ
Bird, Golding, 1939, April, ‘Observations on the Application of Heliographic or Photogenic Drawing to Botanical Purposes‘, Magazine of Natural History, vol. n.s. 3, pp. 188-92 [Δ
John Benjamin Dancer 
Arden, L.L., 1960, John Benjamin Dancer: The Originator of Microphotography, (London: The Library Association) [Δ
Bracegirdle, Brian & McCormick, James B., 1993, The Microscopic Photographs of J.B. Dancer, (Chicago: Science Heritage Ltd) isbn-10: 0940095106 isbn-13: 978-0940095106 [Δ
Harold E. Edgerton 
Bruce, Roger (ed.), 1994, Seeing the Unseen: Dr. Harold Edgerton and the Wonders of Strobe Alley, (Rochester, NY: George Eastman House) [Δ
Étienne Jules Marey 
1977, E. J. Marey, 1830–1904: La Photographie du Mouvement, (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou) [Δ
Braun, Marta, 1994, Picturing Time: The Work of Etienne-Jules Marey (1830–1904), (Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press) [Δ
Eadweard Muybridge 
Haas, Robert Bartlett, 1976, Muybridge: Man in Motion, (Berkeley: University of California Press) [Δ
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1972, Eadweard Muybridge: The Stanford Years, 1872–1882, (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Museum of Art) [Introduction by Anita Ventura Mozley] [Δ
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1979, Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, (New York: Dover) [Introduction by Anita Ventura Mosley] [Δ
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1979, Muybridge’s Complete Human and Animal Locomotion, (New York: Dover Publications) [3 volumes, Introduction by Anita Ventura Mozley] [Δ
Joseph Janvier Woodward 
Woodward, J.J., 1873, November, U.S. Army Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 262, The Toner Lectures, Washington, U.S.A., Lecture I: "On the Structure of Cancerous Tumours, and the Mode in which Adjacent Parts are Invaded." [Δ
Woodward, Joseph Janvier, 1871, Report to the Surgeon General of the United States Army on an Improved Method of Photographing Histological Preparations by Sunlight, (Washington D.C.) [Δ
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan - 
Nineteenth Century Balloons ... 
Images from Science ... 
Images from Science: An Exhibition of Scientific Photography. Was on view at Rochester Institute of Photography from Oct 12 - Nov 8, 2002 
Andrew Davidhazy - Professor - Imaging and Photographic Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology ... 
Has an amazing range of different studies in high speed and scientific photography. If you like the work of Harold Edgerton you will certainly like these. 
Lennart Nilsson ... 
A pioneer in scientific and medical photography. 
German physicist Ernst Mach (1838-1916) ... 
Ernst Mach worked in the fields of optics, acoustics, ballistics, and gas dynamics. He and his colleagues took nearly 950 original photographs between 1885 and 1895 and this site includes examples. 
Medical and scientific photography ... 
Eadweard Muybridge 
Go to the "Collections - Permanent" page. 
Inventions ... 
The Moon ... 

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ThumbnailAerial photography 
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Released (April 13, 2010) Satellite imagery has been transferred into a separate exhibition. (30 May 2010)
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
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Released (October 9, 2010)
ThumbnailAntarctica - Le Grand Blanc 
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Released (November 21, 2010)
ThumbnailGalerie Universelle des Peuples: Alsace (Strasbourg, 1865) 
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Released (December 17, 2006)
ThumbnailJens Knigge: Foreign Bodies and the Bowel 
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Released (January 9, 2008)
ThumbnailKarl Blossfeldt‘s Original "Urformen der Kunst" / "Art Forms in Nature" 
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Released (October 3, 2006)
ThumbnailPortraits: Ethnic 
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Improved (November 4, 2006)
ThumbnailPrince Roland Bonaparte's ethnographic expedition to Lapland (1884) 
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Improved (August 17, 2006)
ThumbnailProfessor Albert Richards: X-rays of Flowers 
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Released (April 16, 2010)
ThumbnailRose-Lynn Fisher: Bee 
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Released (May 23, 2010) A miniature world of wondrous beauty.
ThumbnailSatellite imagery of Earth 
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Released (May 30, 2010) Further iconic examples requested.
ThumbnailScientific: 19th Century Archaeology 
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Released (July 10, 2010)
ThumbnailScientific: 19th Century Botany 
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Released (November 27, 2010)
ThumbnailScientific: 19th Century Expeditions 
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Released (September 19, 2010) Suggestions for additional expeditions that utilized photography are most welcome.
ThumbnailScientific: Astronomical Snapshots - 1911-1915 
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Released (September 1, 2008)
ThumbnailScientific: Astronomy - Early examples 
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Improved (November 3, 2010) Still seeking further examples of observatories and the Transit of Venus Expeditions in 1874 and 1882.
ThumbnailScientific: Astronomy - The Modern Age 
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Released (June 13, 2010)
ThumbnailScientific: Medical 
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Released (May 16, 2010) Warning: These images may be considered disturbing and I would recommend that you do not view this exhibition if you are of a sensitive disposition.
ThumbnailScientific: Medical - Guillaume-Amant Duchenne de Boulogne 
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Released (May 8, 2010)
ThumbnailScientific: Medical - Mental health and hypnosis 
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Improved (October 22, 2010) Warning: These images may be considered disturbing and I would recommend that you do not view this exhibition if you are of a sensitive disposition.
ThumbnailScientific: Movement 
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Released (May 8, 2010)
ThumbnailScientific: Photomicroscopy - An introduction 
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Improved (October 22, 2010) Thanks to Prof. Brian Stevenson for providing the Frederick Henry Evans and Alfred Reeves examples. If anybody has J.B. Dancer examples or a copy of his list of microscopic slides I would be grateful.
ThumbnailScientific: Photomicroscopy of Carl Strüwe (1898–1988) 
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Released (February 15, 2008)
ThumbnailScientific: Photomicroscopy of Joseph Janvier Woodward (1833-1884) 
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Released (August 23, 2006)
ThumbnailScientific: X-rays 
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Improved (October 22, 2010)
ThumbnailThe Atomic Age 
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Released (January 17, 2010)
ThumbnailWilson A. Bentley: Snowflakes 
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Released (June 19, 2011)

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ThumbnailLouis Godefroy Lucy-Fossarieu: Jardin Zoologique & Botanique D'Acclimtatation du Bois de Boulogne (ca. 1860) 
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