bicycle-trailer-darkbox-web-1-of-1© Douglas Nicolson, Wet Plate image of Bicycle Trailer Darkbox

mobileboth these images by Alice Bernardo

darkbox-day-2-plates© Douglas Nicolson, Nigel and Fernando were out for a Bank Holiday cycle from Bethnal Green and stopped to ask about the strange looking structure.

The Wet Plate collodion process is an early photographic process which involves the use of a glass or metal plate sensitised by placing it in a bath of Silver Nitrate and then exposing the plate while it is still wet.

douglas© Douglas Nicolson, self-portrait, hand tinted tintype

portrait© Douglas Nicolson, portrait, tintype

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