The first essay discusses the image, Latice Window (with the Camera Obscura), August 1835.
Here it the full image:
Here is a version that has been colour corrected and enlarged:
Here are references to the image:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (good explanatory text)
National Media Archive (scroll down a bit)
Oxford Reference entry for the image
Google Images (to see all the variations, good and bad, of uploading an historic image to the web)
Contemporary interpretation of Talbot’s iconic image from the Victoria and Albert Museum exhibit, “Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography” 2010
More information about William Henry Fox Talbot.
The second essay discusses Charles Nègre, “Chimney Sweeps Walking”, 1852.
It is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.
This is an compelling analysis of Negrè’s image as it relates to representation and capitalism.
Charles Nègre entry in the Encyclopedia of 19th Century Photography.
In today’s lecture I mentioned the following artists/scientists/concepts/websites
:NASA (!) multimedia
This is Now! : This site showcases the latest image uploaded to Instagram based on geo-tag locations.
Edgerton digital collection at MIT
Lots of information available on this topic, but this is a good collection of images (on Pinterest of all places!)
The invisible/hidden mother
images from The Guardian.
A book on the subject.
Article in The Guardian
The disappearing mother
Stereographs at the Library of Congress |
A brief history of stereographs and stereoscopes (good images)
Stereographs and travel.
Stereographs and the U.S. Civil War (good images)
Carte de Visite: A brief history of the Carte de Visite from the American Museum of Photography
Excellent resource of carte de visites from the Flickr feed of the George Eastman House