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Unformatted text preview: invention] will afford to the study of science, and, as regards the fine arts, the services it is capable of rendering, are beyond calculation. Franois Arago Historical/cultural context: Renaissance > Enlightenment > Industrial Revolution > Comtes Positivism Pre-invention. camera obscura, lenses, silver Inventors. Nipce, Daguerre, Fox Talbot, Bayard Two traditions: photography to make art / photography to record, document Function. In 19th Century, Photography used for: exploration, science, war / news, portraiture, art, popular entertainment (e.g. stereopticon...
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- Fall '09