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758.01   Improving content on photographic techniques
Examples
758.02   Waxed paper negatives
Photographers
758.03   William Henry Fox Talbot: Waxed paper negatives
758.04   Fortune-Joseph Petiot-Groffier: Waxed paper negatives
758.05   John Murray: Waxed paper negatives
This theme includes example sections and will be revised and added to as we proceed. Suggestions for additions, improvements and the correction of factual errors are always appreciated.
 
  
Information requests 
  
758.01   Process and product >  Improving content on photographic techniques 
  
We are seeking to expand the themes covering photographic techniques and processes. These sections will include:
  • Invention of the process
     
  • Any related patents
     
  • Trade literature
     
  • Contemporary advertisements and announcements of the innovation
     
  • A description of the process and its variants
     
  • Historical examples and details of where examples can be located in public collections
     
  • Contemporary examples by photographers using the exact process.
Conservation will not initially be included but may be in the future if required.
 
  
Examples 
  
758.02   Process and product >  Waxed paper negatives 
  
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Louis de Clercq: Kalaat el Hosn (Castle of the Knights, Syria) 
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758.03   Process and product >  William Henry Fox Talbot: Waxed paper negatives 
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758.04   Process and product >  Fortune-Joseph Petiot-Groffier: Waxed paper negatives 
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758.05   Process and product >  John Murray: Waxed paper negatives 
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Waxed paper negatives are fragile and rare but a series on the photographs of John Murray of his work in India has survived.[1] 
  

Footnotes 
  
  1. Λ John Murray, 1857, Photographic Views in Agra and Its Vicinity, [With an introduction by J. Middleton]; John Fraser, 2000, November, ‘Dr John Murray of Agra‘, Photohistorian, no. 132, pp. 13-15 
      

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General reading 
  
Gernsheim, Helmut & Gernsheim, Alison, 1982, The Origins of Photography. Vol. 1 of The History of Photography, (New York: Thames and Hudson) [Δ
  
Taylor, Roger; with Larry J. Schaaf, 2007, Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860, (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art) [Δ
  
 
  
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
  
Thomas Hatton George Fermor 
  
Fermor, Thomas Hatton George, n.d.Ancient Egypt in 1853 & 1854, Being Illustrations in Photography by the Honble. T. H. B. Fermor, 2nd Life Guards, (London: Printed by J. C. Sanford) [Δ
  
Fallon Horne 
  
Horne, Fallon, 1856, 1 August, ‘Waxed Paper Process‘, Humphrey's Journal, vol. 8, pp. 102-5 [Δ
  
William Law 
  
Law, William, 1857, 1 October, ‘Waxed Paper Process‘, LMPJ, vol. n.s. 1, pp. 210-12 [Δ
  
Law, William, 1857, 15 October, ‘Remarks on the Wax Paper Process‘, LMPJ, vol. n.s. 1, pp. 221-22 [Δ
  
John Augustin Miles 
  
Miles, John Augustin, 1855, 21 May, ‘Waxed Paper v. Calotype‘, JPS, vol. 2, pp. 164-65 [Δ
  
Nathaniel C. Tuely 
  
Tuely, Nathaniel C., 1859, 15 October, ‘Waxed Paper‘, Photographic Journal, vol. 6, pp. 59-60 [Δ
  
 
  
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan - alan@luminous-lint.com 
  

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HomeContentsOnline exhibitions > Waxed paper negatives

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Released (March 23, 2008)
 
  

HomeVisual indexes > Waxed paper negatives

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ThumbnailAlphonse de Brebisson: Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailCharles Nègre: Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailFortune-Joseph Petiot-Groffier: Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailHenri Le Secq: Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot : Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailJohn Murray: Akbar's Tomb - Waxed paper negative and albumen pint 
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ThumbnailJohn Murray: Waxed paper negatives 
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ThumbnailLouis de Clercq: Louis de Clercq: Kalaat el Hosn (Castle of the Knights, Syria) 
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   Techniques 
  
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