Maxwell, Sutton and the Birth of Color Photography: A Binocular Study

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This focused and incisive study reassesses the historic collaboration between James Clerk Maxwell and Thomas Sutton. It reveals that Maxwell and Sutton were closer to true partners than has commonly been assumed, and shows how their experiments illuminate the role of technology, representation, and participation in Maxwell's natural philosophy.


autonomy experiment media methodology objectivity participation philosophy photography science technology

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
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  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46401-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33831-0
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