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Salt and Silver | Wilson Center for Photography

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"Salt prints are the first paper photographs still in existence today. Taken in the first twenty years of photography, they are the result of esoteric knowledge and skill. Individual, sometimes unpredictable, and ultimately magical , the chemical ability to fix a shadow on light-sensitive paper, covered in silver salts, was believed to be a type of alchemy, where nature drew its own image.n.
Salt and Silver brings together more than 100 dishes from the Wilson Center for Photography, accompanied by two panel discussions with curators, scholars, historians and collectors from world-famous institutions. Spanning many of the great works of the time, the publication includes engravings by Edouard Baldus, Louis Blanquart-Evrard, Mathew Brady, Charles Clifford, Louis De Clercq, Maxime Du Camp, Roger Fenton, Jean-Baptiste Frenet, Charles Hugo, David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, Calvert Richard Jones, Gustave Le Gray, Henri Le Secq, Charles Marville, Felix Nadar, Charles Negre, Felice Beato, Auguste Salzmann, William Henry Fox Talbot, Felix Teynard, and Linnaeus Tripe.
Participants in the roundtable conversations include: Simon Baker, Tate; Martin Barnes, V & amp; TO; Elisabeth Edwards, De Montfort University; Carol Jacobi, Tate Britain; Hope Kingsley, WCP; Hans Kraus, Hans P. Kraus Jr Inc; Anne de Mondenard, Mediatheque de larchitecture et du patrimoine, Paris; Lori Pauli, National Gallery of Canada; Michael G. Wilson, WCP. ""

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Salt and Silver | Wilson Center for Photography

$46.30