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issues corresponding to even if the pictures we take this present day will final the try of time, and if this is the case, how?
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Bertsch, Adolph (Dates Unknown) Adolph Bertsch was a French microscopist and photograher. He introduced in 1860, the chamber noire automatique, a 4-inch-square metal box with frame viewﬁnder, spirit level, and ﬁxed focus (automatic) lens of 3-inch focal length. The 2-1/4 inch square negative could be enlarged 10ϫ in diameter with Bertsch’s megascope or solar enlarger. This was the forerunner of the modern system of a small camera producing negatives for enlargement at a period when enlarging was seldom practiced.
Swan. Abney, Sir William (1843–1920) Sir William Abney was an English chemist, writer, and educator. He discovered hydroquinone as a developing agent (1880). Invented gelatin chloride printing-out paper (POP) in 1882. Developed infrared-sensitive emulsion to help chart the solar spectrum. Served as president of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain for ﬁve years, the ﬁrst photographic authority to assume that position. Archer, Frederick Scott (1813–1857) Frederick Scott Archer was an English inventor and sculptor.
New York: Collier. Newhall, B. (1967). Latent Image—The Discovery of Photography. Garden City, NY : Doubleday. Talbot, W. H. F. (1969, 1989). The Pencil of Nature. Facsimiles, New York : Da Capa Press and New York: H. P. Kraus. Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm (1834–1898) Hermann Wilhelm Vogel was a German chemist and teacher who became the ﬁrst professor of photography at the Institute of Technology, Berlin, in 1864. He founded several photographic societies and an important periodical, Photographische Mitteilungen also in 1864.