The year-book of photography and photographic news almanac for 1879

Maker and role
G. Wharton Simpson, Editor
Production date
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Object detail

Accession number
"The present issue of the Year-book of Photography contains, like its predecessors, a summary of the year's progress in photographic experience and progress throughout the world. What investigators and practical men have discovered and achieved, of novelty or improvement, is here recorded as an aid or stepping-stone to future progress. Besides this digest, the Editor has pleasure in placing before his readers the contributions of the mass of the est workers and thinkers connected with their art." - preface

Contains a complete calendar for the year, together with: photographic societies - their officers, days of meeting, etc /annals of photography for 1878 / photographic processes and formulae / printing processes / dry processes / new and improved processes / studio experience / photographic optics / carbon printing / photo-mechanical processes / hints on printing / hints on enlarging / hints on artistic photography / improving negatives / hints on out-door work / hints on portraiture / hints on transparencies / modes of developing / modes of intensifying / hints on lighting / original articles by the ablest photographers

Index to advertisements p1.
Signature/Marks and Type
Small & Co.
Little Collins St, East
Melbourne Ink Stamp
Physical description
158 p., lxiv : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Other title
Yearbook of photography and photographic news almanac for 1879
Credit line
G. Wharton Simpson. 1879. The year-book of photography and photographic news almanac for 1879, 11-1588. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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