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Cyanotype print

John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871)1840

The Royal Society

The Royal Society

A master print cyanotype impression. Depicts a ship and a small sailing boat on water.

A specimen of an experiment taken from Herschel's journal entry for the Royal Society in November 1842 called 'On the Chemical Action of the Rays of the Solar Spectrum on Preparations of Silver and Other Substances, Both Metallic and Non-Metallic, and on Some Photographic Processes'.

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  • Title: Cyanotype print
  • Creator: John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871)
  • Date Created: 1840
  • Location Created: London
  • Rights: Copyright The Royal Society, 2018
  • Scientist: John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871)
  • Invention: Cyanotype
  • Field: Chemistry
  • Catalogue Reference: Tracts X224/6

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