Lecture: The History of Wet Plate Photography

26apr7:00 PMLecture: The History of Wet Plate Photography

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Lecture: The History of Wet Plate Photography

Just prior to the American Civil War, a new technology known as collodion photography was coming into use and would forever change the way citizens saw their world. These photographs printed on metal were extremely detailed and rivals any type of picture of today. Join Robert Szabo, a wet plate Collodion Photographer has been working to keep this art alive, as he presents on the history of this craft. Old Manassas Courthouse, Manassas, VA. 703-792-5618.

7 p.m. FREE, donations accepted

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