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Taylor, Roger, 1940-

Impressed by light : British photographs from paper negatives, 1840-1860 / Roger Taylor ; biographical dictionary by Larry J. Schaaf in collaboration with Roger Taylor.

New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; 2007.
Washington : National Gallery of Art ; 2007.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xiv, 438 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 x 29 cm.
Reference Library
TR395 .T39 2007 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Calotype -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Schaaf, Larry J. (Larry John), 1947-
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

  • Photography and an age of paradox
  • The formative years : the calotype in the 1840s
  • The great exhibition of 1851
  • Battling patents and gaining legitimacy
  • The calotype finds its place
  • Subjects fit for the camera
  • British sensibilities, 1855-1857
  • Echoes of the grand tour
  • Under an Indian sky
  • Commercialism advances, the calotype declines.