Jules Janssen (attributed to) - Photographic Telescope
NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory - The Outer Planets
Ralph Gibson - Astrolabe
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Fabricius - Furnerius - Borda
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Boussingault - Vlaco - Maurolycus
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Pole Sud - Schickhard - Gassendi

Newsletter News

Spring and Summer Photography Sale: 30% off Selected Images and Free Ground Shipping from Vintage Works, Ltd.

Vintage Works, Ltd. is running a Spring/Summer Sale where you can get 30% off on hundreds of select photographs on the I Photo Central and Vintage Works websites--and free packing…

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Featured Exhibit

Ambrotype: Glass Images of a Fragile World

By Matt Damsker

It's a charmed coincidence that the ambrotype process can as easily refer to its Greek root, ambrotos ("immortal"), as to James Ambrose Cutting, of Boston, who patented the…

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Collecting Resources

A Certificate of Insurance and Why You Need to Get One When You Loan Out Work

There are many misconceptions regarding Certificates of Insurance. The following information may help to provide a greater understanding of their proper and intended use.

It is common practice in the…

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