19th Century Wet Plate Photography Demonstration and Lecture

by admin on August 16, 2014



19th Century Wet Plate Photography Demonstration and Lecture

Saturday, January 28, 2017

(snow date: Sunday, January 29, 2017)


Fine photographic artist, N.W. Gibbons, will present a lecture and rare demo of the 19th century wet plate photography process.

Learn how these photographs are created, as Mr. Gibbons walks through the steps of his precise wet plate process to create a tintype photograph.

Attendees will be able to view original 19th century tintypes and ambrotypes in the Norwalk Historical Society’s new exhibit, “Self and the World: Experiencing Photography in 19th Century Norwalk“.

The exhibit is curated by Elizabeth Avery and graphic designs by Scott Kuykendall.

Admission: $10

Tickets available for purchase online.  Limited Seating!


Norwalk Historical Society Museum

141 East Avenue

Norwalk, CT  06851

Front entrance accessible from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

The Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department

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