He was just going to try to take a portrait which had never succeeded on account of the difficulty of keeping features ... difficulties in making portraits indoors, which a without a camera designed specifically for the purpose (like Wolcotta#39;s) a was virtually impossible with singly iodized plates. ... Noting that the process aquot;to be perfect requires a great deal of care and attention, aquot; the writer went on to report thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||Robert Cornelius, portraits from the dawn of photography|
|Author||:||William F. Stapp, Robert Cornelius, Marian S. Carson, M. Susan Barger, National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution), Smithsonian Institution. Press|