RE: Daguerreotypes again-mercury

From: Gregory Popovitch ^lt;>
Date: 08/23/04-08:17:04 PM Z
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> By the way, did anyone try physical developers like those used for
> Calotype to develop Daguerreotype? (It may be used in conjunction with
> or lieu of amber light.)

Yes, people tried but no regular developer worked whatsoever.
These unsuccessful attempts are briefly described in J.M. Eder's
history of Photography. I also read there that dye sensitizers
were tried without success.

Received on Mon Aug 23 20:17:31 2004

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