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Painting on photographs
Supporting materials
 
  
Resources

Anon. "Patent: To Richard Beard. Of Earl-street, Blackfriars, Gent., for improvements in the means of obtaining likenesses… 1842, 10 March (sealed) 1843 (publication)" The London Journal and Repository of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, Conjoined Series, No.CXXXII, Recent Patents, 1843, p.358-360.
 
Anon. The Principles and Practice of Harmonious Colouring, in Oil, Water, and Photographic Colours, especially as Applied to Photographs on Paper, Glass, and Silver-Plate" by an Artist Photographer (Second edition) (London: W. Kent & Co. & James Newman, 1859)
 
Anon. How to Colour a Photograph; or, Lessons on the Harmony and Contrast of Colours (London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1859) [Reprinted from the Photographic News.]
 
Stanley B. Burns, Forgotten marriage, the painted tintype & the decorative frame, 1860-1910: a lost chapter in American portraiture (New York: Burns Press, Burns Collection, 1995)
 
Heinz K. Henisch and Bridget Ann Henisch The Painted Photograph, 1839–1914: Origins, Techniques, Aspirations (Penn State University, 1996)
 
Frederick Langenheim "22. For an Improvement in Coloring Daguerreotype Plates, by fixing the Colors thereon", American Patents, Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, and American Repository, February, 1847, p.105. [Patent was issued in January, 1846].
 
Frederick Langenheim "23. For an Improvement in Coloring Daguerreotype Plates", American Patents, Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, and American Repository, February, 1847, p.105-106. [Patent was issued in January, 1846].
 
P. Piquepé Practical treatise on enamelling and retouching in photography (London: Piper & Carter, 1876)
 
Scott Robson "Now hold it" - People and portrait photography, p.48-62 in "Social History and Photography" Proceedings of a symposium held at the Art Gallery Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (23-23 March 1985), (Art Gallery Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1990)
 
Alfred H. Wall A Manual of Artistic Colouring, applied to Photographs: A Practical Guide to Artists and Photographers (London: Thomas Piper, Photographic News Office, 1861)
 
Internet
 
The recipes from the 1830s onwards for the English colourmen Winsor & Newton are available through the RKD (The Netherlands Institute of Art History). The database of page-images of the recipes may prove to be a useful tool but I'm not sure if any photo-historians have studied it yet. 
  

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