Historical RAREE-SHOW to Early Vintage Visual Media.
all Visual-Media pages currently online
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Media is a today's "Raree
a true Raree
This website is an online
intriguing and mostly forgotten Early Vintage Visual Media and
The aim is not to bring a complete overview of the history of
Visual Media but rather a personal selection.
Scan to experience how NEW and OLD media
can work together !
a close look into a fascinating Media
on this portait
Modern Wet Plate Collodion 'Alumitype'
by © Quinn
some new books on historical photo processes
Alumitype is a modern variant of the 19th. Century Tintype
This portrait of me was taken by Quinn during the Bievres,
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to copyright restrictions it is not always possible
to publish all my personal choices. Visitors on my site
who think they have relevant material to publish here
will be kindly asked for permission and use of their
images. All suggestions are welcome. Mail-to:
Visual Media is a NON-COMMERCIAL but INFORMATIVE and
HISTORICAL web site. The aim is to share information
with other collectors, researchers & museums, universities,
etc., following my personal choice of subjects. Hopefully,
this provokes interesting correspondence, debate and
- Mail-to: Thomas
The main content of the site will be material from private
collections enlarged with the collections of museums &
institutions, universities, etc.
This web site will mainly focus on Media
Precursors of Photography,
Photography & Early
Film, Death Dance AND
Conjuring Arts, spiritism,
in relation to the previous subjects.
The term PRE-CINEMA, as we
will notice, is much wider and not limited only to devices
who deserve a place in pre-film history. For this, the term
Further illustrations will be used of items where the copyright
is passed and came into the public domain.
If you should encounter images on this site on which you
have copyrights, please let me know and I will
immediately remove the item, unless permission to publish
will be granted.
I will, of course, avoid, the online publication of protected
images but one can never exlude mistakes.
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All images and texts on Early Visual Media are protected
by copyright. It's allowed to print images and texts
for private use only; distribution is only possible
with explicit permission of the Early Visual Media
It's also allowed to cite under the condition that
you always quote the original source. Reproduction
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in which case reproduction, even with quoting of the
original source is NOT permitted.
The publication of official images and texts on this
website is nowhere official. Despite all efforts made,
Early Visual Media cannot guarantee that all of the
historical information on this website is correct,
complete and up-to-date.
(dutch) - SOFAM
(french) ref. 26/38)
Those who allow their images to be used will be properly
credited, including a link to their home page, if
available, as can be seen in the portrait on the left.
'Alumitype' of Indra
Moonen on the left is a modern variant
of the 19th. Century Tintype
Indra is a photographer too, starting experimenting
with the 'wet
This expressive portrait of Indra was taken by Quinn
Jacobson during the Bievres,
website on the contemporary wet Collodion Technique
and discover his teaching & workshop calender
devoted to this 19th. century photo technique.
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Depending on the availability of images combined with permission
to use, more subjects will be handled.
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positive) are very welcome to enable me in improving
the above task. If you enjoy my site, please provide a link
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