The pencil of nature
An overview of the early history of photography. Discusses The pencil of nature, by William Henry Fox Talbot, the first book with photographs used as illustrations. Examines the technical and esthetic strides made by the early, often amateur, practitioners.
Shepherd, Geoff; Lloyd, Valerie; Gavin, Barrie
Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm); HTV West (Firm)
Science, Technology; Science, Technology, and Math; Photography History 19th century; Daguerreotype; Pencil of nature
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- Physical Description
25 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Narrator, Diana Quick.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090091; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1627; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/942; OCLC: ocm31185081; Catalog Key: alephsys002171932; Catalog Key: FFH 2492
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