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The Daguerreotype: Nineteenth-Century Technology and Modern Science

By: M. Susan Barger and William B. White

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 864585


The discovery of light-sensitive chemicals in mid-nineteenth-century Europe carried large implications--for scientists, technicians, astronomers, and for the businesspeople who soon made family portraiture standard tabletop fare in middle-class homes. In The Daguerreotype: Nineteenth-Century Technology and Modern Science, M. Susan Barger and William B. White begin with a history of the process itself. Tracing the daguerreotype's origins and development, they proceed to d... View more info

Image for Images and Enterprise: Technology and the American Photographic Industry, 1839-1925

Images and Enterprise: Technology and the American Photographic Industry, 1839-1925

By: Reese V. Jenkins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 835496


Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology View more info