• The Platinum Printing Workshop, Third Edition, eBookQuick View
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    • The Platinum Printing Workshop, Third Edition, eBook

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    • Platinum/palladium prints are renowned for their grace and beauty. The process was invented in the nineteenth century and still thrives as ‘The Reigning Queen’ of fine art photographic printing. The Platinum Printing Workshop, now in its third edition, shows you how to make beautiful platinum/palladium prints. It guides you through your first decisions, and then moves on to more advanced…
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  • Manufacturing Ferric OxalateQuick View
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    • Manufacturing Ferric Oxalate

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    • This eBook explains how to manufacture ferric oxalate using Pizzighelli's method. It also includes a variety of analytical tests that can be used to determine its quality. Please note that I have revised the instructions for the manufacturing process, and posted them as a free article here. You do not need to buy this eBook unless you are interested in…
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  • The William Willis Patents, 1873 to 1913Quick View
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    • The William Willis Patents, 1873 to 1913

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    • Early researchers knew that under certain circumstances images could be made out of platinum, but these pictures were of very poor quality, and it was generally considered that platinum was not suitable for photography. Eventually William Willis jnr, of Bromley, England, made the technical breakthrough, and invented a practical process for making photographs from platinum. He called them platinotypes. Willis’s…
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  • The Platinotype, 1883, Pizzighelli and von HüblQuick View
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    • The Platinotype, 1883, Pizzighelli and von Hübl

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    • William Willis jnr invented platinum/palladium printing, but he kept the details secret so he could commercialise the process. However, such was the demand that others sought to reverse-engineer his invention. In 1883, Josef Pizzighelli and Arthur Baron von Hübl, both Captains in the Austrian army, published Die Platinotypie which explained the full process in great detail. This was quickly translated…
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