Beautifully illustrated. Essays by Keith F. Davis, Lisa Volpe, Russell Lord, Jordan Bear, and others. Sections on Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Chronology, Biographies. Bibliography. 144p.
The salted paper print process and the daguerreotype were invented, for all practical purposes, simultaneously. Prior to this volume, scant research existed on the salted paper print in North America. The essays in this volume offer views on the use and materials of these prints as they ushered in the medium of photography.