David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson An Oyster Boat 1843 - 1847

The first effective version of photography, using drawing or writing paper for both the negative and the positive. The paper was sensitised with potassium iodide and silver nitrate, exposed and developed in gallic acid and silver nitrate.

Artists

John Adamson
1809 - 1870
Robert Adamson
1821 - 1848
David Octavius Hill
1802 - 1870