YoCo Dates Photos with the Ottawa Jewish Archives, Parts 3 & 4: Cyanotypes & Collodion

Storify posts by Lindsay M.

Saara Mortensen, Archivist from the Ottawa Jewish Archives, spoke with the BYTOWN MUSEUM Youth Council about the history of photography and techniques for determining the age of a photo.

Featured here are two early types of photography. Follow the link below to learn about the early photographic process that lead to our modern day blueprints!

Cyanotypes

To learn about the photographic process created by Frederick Scott Archer and Gustave Le Gray in 1851, click the link below!

Collodion

In case you missed it:

Daguerrotypes & Salted Paper Prints

Coming Soon:

Ambrotypes & Albumen

Platinum Prints & Silver Gelatin Photos

Lindsay is a fourth-year student  in History at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests include the history of medicine and Canadian history. Lindsay joined YoCo to gain practical museum experience and to share her love of museums and the past with her community. She hopes to continue her studies with a Master’s in History or Library Science.
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