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  • n. A person who makes calotypes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who takes photographs by the calotype process.


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  • Also, Marshall states, “In general, most professional photgraphers used the daguerreotype process in the 1840†™ s, while the calotype was generally favored by those who were not atttempting to earn an income. †(A chart describing the differences between calotypes and daguerreotypes is included in the Appendix). “In August, 1841, Fox Talbot licensed Henry Collen as the first professional photographer, or calotypist. †(source: www. / Chromomedia / years / 1840-1844. htm)

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