Wet-Plate Chemicals - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Wet-Plate Chemicals

Jabez Hughes

London

England

John Werge

London

England

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Pyrogallic Acid. 4" tall glass bottle with label of Jabez Hughes. c. 1872.

Hyposulphite of Soda. 6 " tall glass bottle, cork stopper, with label of Jabez Hughes. c. 1872.

Hyposulphite of Soda. 6 " tall glass bottle, cork stopper, with label of Jabez Hughes. c. 1872.

Transparent Varnish. 5" tall glass bottle, cork stopper, with label of J. Werge. 1870s.

Notes:
Address on labels is 11a Berners St, London.

Pyrogallic Acid was the principle developer for wet-collodion plates. Hyposulphite of Soda "Hypo" is a fixing agent. Transparent Varnish was used to protect the vulnerable collodion surface.

John Werge took over the Berners St premises from Jabez Hughes around 1872.

Further Information:
Information on the Wet Collodion Process.


Company Details:

Hughes, Jabez

Werge

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