Item #15192 Schleussner Manual of Photography. Schleussner Dr, arl.

Schleussner Manual of Photography

Frankfort-on-Main [sic]: Schleussner Dry Plate Company.

Softcover. Good. Undated, c. 1900. 5" x 7.25", 96 pp, with 14 (of 15) plates showing the effects of different photographic techniqqes and processes. Original printed wrappers, lightly edgeworn, occasional marginal annotation. the world's first photographic materials manufacturer. Carl Schleussner was a chemist who conducted pioneering work on the wet-collodion process and made improvements to the dry plate that allowed it to be successfully manufactured industrially to high quality standards. His company began manufacturing photographic supplies in 1860. This work, which was printed in England, offers detailed, well-illustrated instruction and forumlas for the dry plate process (including making lantern slides), and also comments briefly on stereoscopic photography and photo-micrography. Not found in OCLC, one copy in KVK.

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