XIX·XXI Project

XIX·XXI, A tribute to the work of Charles Wheatstone and William Henry Fox Talbot 1. Introduction - On June the 21th of 1838, Charles Wheatstone presented his paper Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the First. On some remarkable, and hitherto unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision (9-WHEAT) on the Royal Society, about the priciples …

Héliogravure XI – Ink and Paper

In the last post Heliogravure X - Black...?, what black?, there was discussed how the ink employed affects the black density and also how it could compromise the tonal range, among other factors. Here, we will try to look at how the same ink influences the picture over different papers. The plate chosen for this …

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