/ by Sarah Jamison

   Let’s start with the world’s first fixed photograph. It was created by the Joseph Niépce in 1826. The image depicts the view from his estate, Las Gras, France. The exposure took 8 hours and was fixed with a mixture of oil of lavender and white petroleum. The original print is on view at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, TX!

Let’s start with the world’s first fixed photograph. It was created by the Joseph Niépce in 1826. The image depicts the view from his estate, Las Gras, France. The exposure took 8 hours and was fixed with a mixture of oil of lavender and white petroleum. The original print is on view at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, TX!