John Carbutt (1832-1905) was the first person to use celluloid for photographic film. Carbutt founded the Keystone Dry Plate Works in 1879 and was the first to develop sheets of celluloid coated with photographic emulsion for making celluloid film in 1888. Carbutt sliced thin plates from a rigid celluloid block, and then coated them with a silver gelatin emulsion to…
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- Georg Emil Hansen (1833–1891) was one of Denmark’s pioneering photographers in the second half of the 19th century. He had…
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