Simon Schaffer
Simon Schaffer is Professor of History of Science at the University of Cambridge.
Schaffer, Simon
Schaffer, Simon
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Description: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography
HOW hard it seems to put William Henry Fox Talbot in his proper place. Early photographs stripped the world of anything that moved too rapidly for the slow exposure times then dictated by the limits of photochemical processing. Just so, Talbot’s brisk dynamics have posed a challenge to the ponderous divisions of the...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre