Notebook Q

Made:
1840-1843

Notebook Q. Page 39, which includes entries for September 20-22 1840 where Talbot sets out the basis for the Calotype process. Realising the significance of his discover, he cut out the name of the chemical Galic acid, just in case the album should fall into the wrong hands

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-5555/39
type:
notebook page 39
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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