Thursday, February 14, 2013

Question 1465

Focussing onto a 20 cm × 25 cm (7.9 in × 9.8 in) pewter plate coated with bitumen of Judea, a mixture similar to asphalt, hardening the bitumen mixture by exposing it to about 8 hours of light, while the unexposed portions remained water soluble and then washing them away with a mixture of oil of lavender and white petroleum gave this. What is it called?


7 Answers:

VK Handa said...

The earliest surviving photograph of a scene from nature taken with a camera obscura-Invention of Photography by Nicephore Niepce.

Anonymous said...

View from window, first ever photograph...

-Sukanto

Harshal Peshne said...

answer is Heliography - meaning 'sun writing'

Soumya said...

Oldest surviving photograph. View from a window

Anonymous said...

This is the first photograph taken. Not sure exactly, Window at La'Gras or something.

Rudhra said...

heliography...

Migom said...

First Permanent Photograph...by the process of heliography...I reckon.