Robert A. Sobieszek. British Masters of the Albumen Print: A Selection of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Victorian Photography. International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House & The University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 1976
12. "Photographic Society: Committee on Positive Printing," Journal of the Photographic Society 2, no. 30 (21 May 1855): 159; the results were published in vol. 2, no. 36 (21 November 1855): pp. 251—52.
14. See ibid., p. 9; see also Mr. Spencer, "On the Preparation of an Albuminized Paper for Positives," Journal of the Photographic Society 1, no. 17 (20 May 1854): 204; also Croucher, Plain Directions, p. 123.
16. Delamotte's major work on the Crystal Palace was a set of two volumes of albumen prints accomplished while working for the firm of Negretti & Zamba; this set, unfortunately, is not in the collections of the Inter national Museum of Photography. See Gernsheim and Gernsheim, History of Photography, pp. 266-67.
17. Annan's major work was the series of 40 large carbon prints, Photo graphs of Old Closes, Streets, &c., Taken 1868—18 77 (Glasgow ). He did print a percentage of his smaller work on albumen paper.
20. See list of members, hand-inscribed in album: Photographic Exchange Club, June 1857, in the collection of the Royal Photographic Society, London. The two ladies were Lady Caroline Nevill and Lady Augusta Grostyn.
22. Photographers were not beyond trading and selling their negatives to other photographers. For instance, Frith's company acquired some of Fenton's negatives after Fenton gave up photography in 1862. See John Hannavy, Roger Fenton of Crimble Hall (London, 1975), pp.101-7. Frith's firm later printed and published the resulting prints with its own authorship claimed.
23. These four points are outlined in Hume Nisbet, "Camera Lucida-Paletta Obscura: A Study in Light and Shadow," British Journal of Photography 31, no. 1237 (18 January 1884): 40. Similar points are made in most general aesthetic manuals of the period; see Price, A Manual of Photographic Manipulation, passim.
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