Glass Plate with Ruled Parallel Lines In Varnish

Made:
1852
maker:
William Henry Fox Talbot

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Etchings with ruled line grounds (before 1852). Prepared as experimental trials of ground effect by ordinary mechanical means, no photo-etching involved. Glass plate, with rulings on surface varnish layer, 5" x 5".

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-462
Materials:
glass and varnish
Measurements:
plate: 127 mm x 127 mm
type:
proof
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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