TOM WEDGWOOD,THE FIRST PHOTOGRAPHER; An account of his life,his discovery and his friendship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, including the letters of Coleridge to the Wedgwoods & examination of the accounts of alledged earlier photographic discoveries
A lovely "Collectors Copy" of the scarce First Edition in original publishers buckram t.e.g.Large 8vo.xvi 271pps.Tissue guarded frontis portrait 10 inserted plates as called for.Tom Wedgwood was the son of Josiah Wedgwood the potter & industrialist and the grandfather of Emma and Charles Darwin.His experiments with photography were shared with his friends Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Humphrey Davy with whom he co-authored the book"An account of a method of copying paintings upon glass and of making profiles by the agency of light upon nitrate of silver.
Author LITCHFIELD, R.B. [Richard Buckley Litchfield 1832-1903]
Binding Original publishers cloth
Publisher LONDON Duckworth & Co.1903