Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ................................................................................ ix
INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................ xiii
CHAPTER 1— Capturing Light on Paper: The Earliest Experiments ................... 1
CHAPTER 2 — Images Retained: The Introduction of Photogenic Drawing ...... 15
CHAPTER 3 — Further Development: The Proposal and Practice of the
Calotype in America .......................................................................................... 41
CHAPTER 4 — Seeking a Market: The Gambit of Edward Anthony and
the Langenheim Brothers ................................................................................... 59
CHAPTER 5 — Views in North America: Promoting Images on Paper ................ 87
CHAPTER 6 — Instrument of the Age: Studies in the Modern City .................. 101
CHAPTER 7 — Records of Exploration: Souvenirs and Studies .......................... 129
CHAPTER 8 — Moving West: To California and the Pacific .............................. 157
CHAPTER 9 — A Sophisticated Alternative: The Triumph of Paper Images ....... 169
CHAPTER 10 — Focus on Artistry: Photographic Societies and the Amateur...... 181
APPENDIX A .................................................................................................. 201
APPENDIX B .................................................................................................. 201
APPENDIX C .................................................................................................. 203
BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................................. 205
INDEX ............................................................................................................ 225