Gold in Photography: The History and Art of Chrysotype by Mike Ware

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Gold in Photography: The History and Art of Chrysotype by Mike Ware
236 pages, Hardcover  

An indispensable insight into early photography, metallurgy, alchemy and science. The first published history of the use of nanoparticle gold in the arts, detailing the discoveries by Elizabeth Fulhame, Count Rumford and Michael Faraday that paved the way for the invention of photography. 48 page colour section with early chrysotypes by Sir John Herschel and new chrysotypes by six contemporary artists.

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Weight 700 g