gelatin silver print / 50" x 40" x 3"
large format self-portrait.
“on once more entering upon the task of revision, the author is led to reflect in what the utility of the work may be promoted; and from numerous inquiries he believes that this result will be attained by carefully omitting everything which does not possess practical as well as scientific interest.”
—t. frederick hardwich in his a manual of photographic chemistry (preface, 3rd ed. 1886), london, england: john churchill, 6th ed., 1861