Reference numberAP/25/13
Previous numbersAP.25.13
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An account of some recent improvements in photography' by Henry Fox Talbot
DescriptionTalbot writes on a method of obtaining calotype [talbotype] pictures, sharing details of preparation of the paper, the use of the paper and the fixing process. Marked on front as 'To be printed in the Proceedings P M R [Peter Mark Roget] S H C [Samuel Hunter Christie].'

Subject: Photography / Photomechanical processes

Read 10 June 1841.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 4 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An account of some recent improvements in photography'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0169
Printed in Proceedings, Volume 4, pages 312-316
Related records in the catalogueMC/3/178
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5837Talbot; William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)1800 - 1877
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