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.
- [London] : s.n., [ca. 1847].
- Physical Description:
- 4 p. ; 33 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC730 W34 1847+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- 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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Walker, John Rawson, 1796-1873, The new descriptive lesson for carbonic drawing , [ca. 1847]
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