lotus



previous page: The History and Practice of the Art of Photography
  
page up: Photography-related Materialsno next page

American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype



by S. D. Humphrey

American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype

Giving The Most Approved And Convenient Methods For Preparing The Chemicals, And The Combinations Used In The Art.

Containing The Daguerreotype, Electrotype, And Various Other Processes Employed In Takingheliographic Impressions.

By S. D. Humphrey

Fifth Edition

New York: Published By S. D. Humphrey 37 Lispenard Street 1858

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by S. D. Humphrey, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

To J. Gurney, Whose Professional Skill, Scientific Accuracy, And Energetic Perseverance, Have Won For Him Universal Esteem, This Work Is Most Respectfully Inscribed.

Part I: Preface

-01. Preface
Daguerreotype: 01. Preface

Part II: Chapter I

-02. Polishing the Daguerreotype Plate.
Daguerreotype: 02. Polishing the Daguerreotype Plate.
-03. Buffing the Plate.
Daguerreotype: 03. Buffing the Plate.
-04. Coating the Plate.
Daguerreotype: 04. Coating the Plate.
-05. Exposure of the plate in the Camera, and Position.
Daguerreotype: 05. Exposure of the plate in the Camera, and Position.
-06. Developing the Daguerreotype.
Daguerreotype: 06. Developing the Daguerreotype.
-07. Removing the Coating.
Daguerreotype: 07. Removing the Coating.
-08. Gilding, or Fixing the Image.
Daguerreotype: 08. Gilding, or Fixing the Image.
-09. Coloring Daguerreotypes.
Daguerreotype: 09. Coloring Daguerreotypes.

Part III: Chapter II

-10. To Color Backgrounds
Daguerreotype: 10. To Color Backgrounds
-11. Transparent Or Invisible Background
Daguerreotype: 11. Transparent Or Invisible Background
-12. Gilding Dissolvent
Daguerreotype: 12. Gilding Dissolvent
-13. Solution for Removing Specks
Daguerreotype: 13. Solution for Removing Specks
-14. To Redeem, a Solarized Impression
Daguerreotype: 14. To Redeem, a Solarized Impression
-15. To Purify Water
Daguerreotype: 15. To Purify Water
-16. Cleaning Mercury
Daguerreotype: 16. Cleaning Mercury
-17. Adhesive Paper
Daguerreotype: 17. Adhesive Paper
-18. Black Stain for Apparatus
Daguerreotype: 18. Black Stain for Apparatus
-19. Sealing Wax for Bottles
Daguerreotype: 19. Sealing Wax for Bottles
-20. Rouge
Daguerreotype: 20. Rouge
-21. Why Rouge is to be preferred
Daguerreotype: 21. Why Rouge is to be preferred
-22. Rotten Stone
Daguerreotype: 22. Rotten Stone
-23. Potassa Solution
Daguerreotype: 23. Potassa Solution
-24. A Substitute for the Hyposulphite Solution.
Daguerreotype: 24. A Substitute for the Hyposulphite Solution.
-25. Gilding Solution
Daguerreotype: 25. Gilding Solution
-26. Solution, for Increasing the Brilliancy of the Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype: 26. Solution, for Increasing the Brilliancy of the Daguerreotype
-27. Bleaching Solution
Daguerreotype: 27. Bleaching Solution
-28. Electro, or Cold Gilding
Daguerreotype: 28. Electro, or Cold Gilding
-29. Agent for Neutralizing Bromine, Chlorine, and Iodine Vapors.
Daguerreotype: 29. Agent for Neutralizing Bromine, Chlorine, and Iodine Vapors.
-30. Buff Dryer
Daguerreotype: 30. Buff Dryer
-31. Keeping Buffs in Order
Daguerreotype: 31. Keeping Buffs in Order
-32. Preparing Buffs
Daguerreotype: 32. Preparing Buffs
-33. To Clean Buckskins
Daguerreotype: 33. To Clean Buckskins
-34. Reflectors for Taking Views
Daguerreotype: 34. Reflectors for Taking Views

Part IV: Chapter III

-35. Bromine.
Daguerreotype: 35. Bromine.
-36. Iodine
Daguerreotype: 36. Iodine
-37. Chlorine
Daguerreotype: 37. Chlorine
-38. Cyanide Of Potassium
Daguerreotype: 38. Cyanide Of Potassium
-39. Hyposulphite Of Soda
Daguerreotype: 39. Hyposulphite Of Soda
-40. Hyposulphite of Gold
Daguerreotype: 40. Hyposulphite of Gold
-41. Nitric Acid
Daguerreotype: 41. Nitric Acid
-42. Nitro-Muriatic Acid
Daguerreotype: 42. Nitro-Muriatic Acid
-43. Hydrochloric Acid (Muriatic Acid).
Daguerreotype: 43. Hydrochloric Acid (Muriatic Acid).
-44. Sulphuric Acid.
Daguerreotype: 44. Sulphuric Acid.
-45. Accelerating Substances
Daguerreotype: 45. Accelerating Substances
-46. Dry Sensitives
Daguerreotype: 46. Dry Sensitives

Part V: Chapter IV

-47. Chapter IV
Daguerreotype: 47. Chapter IV

Part VI: Chapter V

-48. Chapter V
Daguerreotype: 48. Chapter V
-49. Instantaneous Process For Procuring Daguerreotypes
Daguerreotype: 49. Instantaneous Process For Procuring Daguerreotypes
-50. Galvanizing The Daguerreotype Plate
Daguerreotype: 50. Galvanizing The Daguerreotype Plate
-51. Silvering Solution.
Daguerreotype: 51. Silvering Solution.
-52. Daguerreotypes Without Mercury
Daguerreotype: 52. Daguerreotypes Without Mercury
-53. Management Of Chemicals
Daguerreotype: 53. Management Of Chemicals
-54. Hints And Cautions
Daguerreotype: 54. Hints And Cautions
-55. Electrotyping
Daguerreotype: 55. Electrotyping
-56. Crayon Daguerreotypes
Daguerreotype: 56. Crayon Daguerreotypes
-57. Illuminated Daguerreotypes.
Daguerreotype: 57. Illuminated Daguerreotypes.
-58. Natural Colors In Heliography
Daguerreotype: 58. Natural Colors In Heliography
-59. Multiplying Daguerreotypes On One Plate
Daguerreotype: 59. Multiplying Daguerreotypes On One Plate
-60. Deposit In Gilding
Daguerreotype: 60. Deposit In Gilding
-61. Practical Hints On The Daguerreotype
Daguerreotype: 61. Practical Hints On The Daguerreotype
-62. Choice Of Plates, etc.
Daguerreotype: 62. Choice Of Plates, etc.

Part VII: Chapter VI

-63. Chapter VI
Daguerreotype: 63. Chapter VI
-64. Humphrey'S Journal Of The Daguerreotype & Photographic Arts
Daguerreotype: 64. Humphrey'S Journal Of The Daguerreotype & Photographic Arts









TOP
previous page: The History and Practice of the Art of Photography
  
page up: Photography-related Materialsno next page