Steel Plate Ruled with Parallel Lines

Made:
1852
maker:
William Henry Fox Talbot

Etchings with ruled line grounds (before 1852). Prepared as experimental trials of ground effect by ordinary mechanical means, no photo-etching involved. Steel plate (ruled on metal), 6" x 5", with proof. Plate marked 'Sellars, Sheffield'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-459
Measurements:
plate: 152 mm x 127 mm
type:
proof
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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