[Letter] 1851 Sept 11, Harley St [to] Sir David [Brewster] /

Made:
1851
maker:
John Frederick William Herschel

[Letter] 1851 Sept 11, Harley St [to] Sir David [Brewster] / J. F.W. Herschel. [4p. on 1 leaf, holograph signed. Asks Brewster to provide a note (for publication) explaining "in what respect Ross and Thomson's novelty of process consists". Herschel does not understand Brewster's previous comment on this process, which produces positives using albumen and glass; refers also to Ross and Thomson's calotypes]

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Category:
Printed Materials & Ephemera
Object Number:
1992-246
type:
letter
credit:
Quaritch, B.
status:
Permanent collection

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