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Make a vegetable photo

Create an anthotype using one of the earliest forms of photography

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William Henry Fox Talbot, Study of China, 1844 © Wilson Centre for Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot Study of China 1844 © Wilson Centre for Photography

In 1839 a British scientist, inventor and photography pioneer called William Henry Fox Talbot started making photographs using salted paper. These were called calotypes.

Inspired by Fox Talbot's technique, we are going to make an anthotype (a photo print made with plants) using spinach!

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