Photograph (Experimental Photogenic Drawing), by Sir John Herschel, February 27, 1839
|Inventory Number:|| 94640|
|Object Type:|| |
Sir John Frederick William Herschel (Photographer)|
|Brief Description:||Experimental photogenic drawing by Sir John Herschel, February 27, 1839, made as a hypo fixing experiment during the earliest phase of his photographic researches.|
Subject: engraving 60353, landscape with figure carrying pot on head
Chemistry: silver based, hypo fixed
Inscription: date, chemical note, paper note
Purpose: a hypo fixing experiment.
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|Primary Inscriptions:||'Feb.27/39. HS.So. China Paper' [in Herschel's hand].|
|Provenance:||Presented by Miss Herschel and Lady Lubbock in 1928. They were the two surviving and youngest children of Sir John Herschel (Francisca and Constance).|
|Collection Group:||Herschel's Photographic Experiments|
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