The American Amateur Photographer Volume 4

The American Amateur Photographer Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...Waysides and Cathedral Towns." His selection of slides was excellent and his comments were most instructive. Friday Fcening, May 21th, Regular ExJiibition of Lantern Slides.--The slides shown were those contributed by the Lantern Society of London to the American Lantern Slide Interchange, this being the last exhibition of the season. Mr. Win. M. Murray presided at the screen, while Messrs. W. H. Hapgood, C. C. Roumage and Fred Elgar operated the lantern. The characteristic feature of the set was the illustration of the famous cathedrals and abbeys of England, not only the exteriors and interiors receiving attention, but also the minor details of ornament and architectural detail, generally unnoticed by the tourist amateur. Frederick II. Evans had slides of Canterbury Cathedral, as well as some delightful studies of English hedgerows, which were marvels of delicate detail. Commander C. E. Gladstone, H. X., contributed pictures of Canterbury stairs and gateway, interiors and fragments of York, Exeter, Ely. Wells, and Norwich Cathedrals and of Glastonbury Abbey. The Reverend Messrs. Pirn and Hick illustrated Tyuemouth Priory and Crowland Abbey. F. York's pictures of Jamaica and Trinidad were fine examples of the wet collodion process. Andrew Pringle's three slides were much admired, especially a landscape on a collodio-albumen plate. S. G. Buchanan Wollaston's six pictures of Kentish subjects, besides being very artistic, were instructive in showing the different effects produced by toning collodio-bromide and gelatino-bromide plates. However, the last two, untoued gclatino-bromide, were hardly inferior, in richness of color and half-tone, to the others. A. R. Dresser's contribution excelled in quick shutter work, of which perhaps the...show more

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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763351
  • 9781236763358