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Friday, 29 January 2016
Meeting... in wet collodion and hot tea.
Inside the barn as field mice
The landscapes of the Spa of Saturnia
Inspired me to the winter meeting.
Collodion, which is cotton dissolved in nitric acid,
Was difficult and dangerous to make and was therefore typically
Purchased by the photographer.
The colodion was dissolved in alcohol and ether creating a viscous fluid
With a consistency similar to maple syrupe and then "salted"with iodide
TO BE CONTINUED