Alfred Reeves, Eminent men


Alfred Reeves, Eminent men,

+/- 1860, UK,
Information label,
Microphotograph (wet collodion), Excellent,
Original mounting,
2,5  X  7,5 cm

The introduction of commercial microphotography in the mid-1800s caused quite a stir among the public. While JB Dancer is credited with the invention and is now undoubtedly the most famous producer of early microphotographs, numerous other photographers quickly took up production of miniscule photographs designed for viewing through a microscope. One of these was Alfred Reeves, better known to many antique slide collectors by his initials, "A.R.". Source:

Photo ID: 5489

  • photographic process: Microphotograph (wet collodion)
  • Vintage photo made by: Various Photographers

  • Alfred Reeves, Eminent men

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