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Source: Oxford University Press

A term coined by Herschel in 1860 to describe a method of taking photographs quickly and easily using simple apparatus introduced mainly as a result of advances in magazine cameras and the roll-film cameras made by george Eastman c. 1890.

A term coined by Herschel in 1860 to describe a method of taking photographs quickly and easily using simple apparatus introduced mainly as a result of advances in magazine cameras and the roll-film cameras made by george Eastman c. 1890.

J. P. Ward
From Grove Art Online

© 2009 Oxford University Press

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