Spanning three centuries with the wet plate collodion process
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About the book:
This portfolio book is the result of 20 years of Will Dunniway’s work with the wet plate collodion process used from 1851 till the turn of the century.
This first edition book is presented as a ‘case bound’ fabric hard cover with four color dust jacket. All printing is four colour printed on premium 100lb stock. Over 152 pages illustrate 140 images made using this exclusive historical process and equipment.
The 20 year portfolio of a modern working wet plate collodion artist, Will Dunniway. He works out of Corona, California. His many and varied tintypes and wet collodion glass plate negatives range from the California Gold Rush, Plains Indians, steam engine, many 19th century civilian and American Civil War period soldiers and camp views. These scenes are masterfully recreated in this volume along with many glass collodion landscape negatives done in this 19th century technique and cameras – But presented with a 21st century sensitivity, leaving much of the wet plate collodion artifacts visible.
- Size: 9×9"
- Released December 2008
- Four colour
- 152 pages
- Language: English
"Excellent book,very informative. Good design and layout."
"Amazing!! At first I though the photos was from XIX c.!"