Reference numberAP/23/21
TitleUnpublished paper, 'Notice respecting a new kind of sensitive paper' by Henry Fox Talbot
Date19 March 1839
DescriptionTalbot shares a method for preparing a photosensitive paper, which involves taking a sheet of 'good writing paper', washing it with silver nitrate followed by potassium bromide and another wash of silver nitrate, and drying it with fire.

Marked on back as 'Archives 1 May 1839'.

Subject: Photography / Photomechanical processes

Received and read 21 March 1839.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5837Talbot; William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)1800 - 1877
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