Portrait of Charles Batchelor, "First Photograph Made with Incandescent Light," 1880

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in

Width: 9 in

Inscriptions

along white border across the bottom: The first photograph ever taken by incandescent electric lamps / By Kind Permission of W. J. Jenks. / This shows / Charles Batchelor. [the first two lines were printed, but the second is crossed out in pencil, and the last two lines were handwritten in pencil.]

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