The Calotypes of Sir John Kirk

Sir John Kirk is best known as a British diplomat who was hugely influential in finally ending the slave trade in East Africa, during his many years spent as British Consul in Zanzibar. If you want […]

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Talbotype Process Notes

The Calotype Process According to William Henry Fox Talbot (N.B.: These procedural notes are adapted from those of Richard Morris, who kindly shared his knowledge with me many years ago. His account was subsequently included […]

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Baldus Process

Richard asked me to write a short description of Edouard Baldus’ calotype process, so here it comes. The way I do it is pretty much as described in this book. It contains an English translation of […]

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