Photogravure

This well-organized site offers a great overview of the history of the age-old photogravure process, in which metal plate engravings were used to create lush, artful photographs. The site also includes extensive information on conservation and collecting, including historical articles, texts by experts, a glossary, a blog, and links. After getting a primer on the medium, visitors can peruse examples of photogravure by dozens of photographers including Édouard Baldus, Peter Henry Emerson, Paul Strand, and William Henry Fox Talbot.



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