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The pencil of nature

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Summary:An overview of the early history of photography. Discusses The pencil of nature, by William Henry Fox Talbot, the first book with photographs used as illustrations. Examines the technical and esthetic strides made by the early, often amateur, practitioners.
Contributor:Shepherd, Geoff
Lloyd, Valerie
Gavin, Barrie
Provider:Channel Four (Great Britain)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
HTV West (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Topical subjects:Photography History 19th century
Daguerreotype
Pencil of nature
Talbot, William Henry Fox 1800-1877
Credits:Narrator, Diana Quick.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Science, Technology, and Math
Collection:Films@UM
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