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Collection Number:

PH-00003

Collection Name:

Robert Hunt Photography Collection

Creator:

Hunt, Robert, 1807-1887

Life Dates:

1807-1887

Associated Groups:

Photographic Society of London
Royal Photographic Society

Nationality:

English

No. of Items:

38

Span Dates:

1844-1853

Description:

The collection consists of 38 photographs by Robert Hunt (English, 1807-1887). The prints were made using early experimental photographic processes and date between 1844 and 1853. Processes and subjects of the photographs follow.

964:0064:0001 -- Energiatype of an engraving of a lady at harp;
964:0064:0002 -- Energiatype of an engraving of an eastern street scene;
964:0064:0003 -- Energiatype of an engraving “Christ at Emmaus”;
964:0064:0004 -- Energiatype of an etching of a pastoral landscape;
964:0064:0005 -- Energiatype view of houses and trees;
964:0064:0006 -- “Calotype” of a house;
964:0064:0007 -- “Calotype” portrait of a gentleman;
964:0064:0008 -- Energiatype;
964:0064:0009 -- Energiatype of trees;
964:0064:0010 -- Chromatype of engraving of a lady;
964:0064:0011 -- Chromatype of a church and trees;
964:0064:0012 -- Chromatype of a caricature from “Punch”;
964:0064:0013 -- Talbotype negative;
964:0064:0014 -- Talbotype portrait group;
964:0064:0015 -- Talbotype of the “Bath Hotel” and old adjoining houses;
964:0064:0016 -- Talbotype of triangle of three colors;
964:0064:0017 -- Talbotype of pyramidal shape showing color gradations;
964:0064:0018 -- Chrysotype, Ammonio-tartrate of iron and mercury;
964:0064:0019 -- Chrysotype, Ammonio-tartrate of iron;
964:0064:0020 -- Chrysotype, Ammonio-tartrate of iron;
964:0064:0021 -- Persulpahte of iron;
964:0064:0022 -- Proto-sulphate of iron;
964:0064:0023 -- Ammonia-tartrate of iron;
964:0064:0024 -- Hydruret of Benzule;
964:0064:0025 -- Chromate of mercury, a leaf;
964:0064:0026 -- Chromate of mercury, a feather;
964:0064:0027 -- Chromate of mercury;
964:0064:0028 -- Chromate of silver;
964:0064:0029 -- Chromate of gold;
964:0064:0030 -- Nitro-muriate of bismuth, a leaf;
964:0064:0031 -- Acetate of mercury and silver, a leaf;
964:0064:0032 -- Pernitrate of mercury, two leaves;
964:0064:0033 -- Muriate of cobalt;
964:0064:0034 -- Photogenic drawing of leaf;
964:0064:0035 -- Photogenic drawing of leaf;
964:0064:0036 -- Photogenic drawing of leaf;
964:0064:0037 -- Photogenic drawing of leaf;
964:0064:0038 -- Photogenic drawing of leaf.

Access Restrictions:

Restricted access due to light sensitivity of materials; 4x5" color transparencies of all items are available for general viewing. Curatorial permission plus advance notice is required to view all originals. To make an appointment, please contact Reading and Viewing Room staff.

Accession No(s):

964:0064:0001-0038

Acquisition Information:

Gernsheim Collection.

Location(s):

Special permission required Hunt, R., Boxes 1-2 (964:0064:0001-0038)
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Hunt, R., Box 3 (access set of transparencies)
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