American Photographic Patents
The Daguerrotype & Wet Plate Era 1840-1880
Janice G. Schimmelman
This new book lists 810 invention patents and 22 design patents pertaining to a wide range of photographic processes, equipment and methodology.
It includes many illustrious names in the history of photography including Langenheim, Southworth & Hawes, Talbot, Whipple, Beckers, Anthony, Mascher, Cutting, Wing, Anson, Dallmeyer, Sarony, Eastman, Muybridge, etc.
The book will be of great interest to scholars, researchers and collectors of patents, early photographic equipment and images, and anyone interested in the history of photography.
128 pages, 11" x 8-½", illustrated, annotated essay, index. Published by Carl Mautz Publishing, 2002.