This podcast is part of Watson Conversations, a growing collection of podcasts produced by Wheaton students as part of Art History 298: Photography as Knowledge.
Salt Print from a Calotype Negative
Purchased with the Kenneth C. and Louise McKeon Deemer ’33 Fund
Salt prints are distinct in their appearance because the photographic chemicals seep into the fibers of the paper, softening the image. As Lindsay Koso ’15 suggests, Belloc deliberately embraced this effect, to give his Female Nude a more painterly appearance.