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Creator:
Walker, John Rawson, 1796-1873.
Title(s):

The new descriptive lesson for carbonic drawing / by Rawson Walker ; carbonic drawing is the only known mode of drawing that can imitate the photographs, calotypes, or sun pictures.

Published/Created:
[London] : s.n., [ca. 1847].
Physical Description:
4 p. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC730 W34 1847+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Carbonic drawing required a prepared paper and carbon charged dabber. It apparently had no chemical or optical qualities as did photography.
Grant, M.H. Dictionary of British landscape painters 670-671
Art Journal. 1850 65
Art Union. 1847 302
BAC: Numbered: No. 3547.
Signed: Rawson Walker.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Technique.
Drawing -- Technique.
Photography -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
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