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Lumière slides

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Lumière slides
Five 3¼ x 3¼ inch Lumière colour process slides, each with taped edges, one was manuscript caption Vero Driffield (5)
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The slides show Vero Driffield and family members: a lady with basket; a lady reading; two ladies; a still life of fruit.

Vero Charles Driffield (1848-1915) was an English engineer who with Ferdinand Hurter originated the study of sensitometry. In 1890 they refined their work producing the H&D curve which, for the first time, provided photographers with a scientifically arrived at means of determining photographic exposure.
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