About Derbyshire by Edward Bradbury, 1884.*
|Eighteenth and nineteenth century
tour guides about Matlock Bath and Matlock
MATLOCK, Platinotype Photograph of High Tor.
R. Keene's Platinotype view of High Tor is the frontispiece (opposite
the title page) of Bradbury's "All About Derbyshire".
Platinotype was a process of photographic printing in platinum-black.
Platinum-black is a fine powder consisting of platinum in a finely
*Transcribed by Ann Andrews in July 2007 from:
Bradbury, Edward (1884) "All about Derbyshire." With
sixty illustrations by W.H.J. Boot, J.S. Gresley, W.C. Keene, L.L.
Jewitt, G. Bailey, J.A. Warwick, R. Keene, and others. Simpkin Marshall,
London : Richard Keene, All Saints', Derby
With my grateful thanks to Jane Steer who provided photocopies of
her book for me to OCR.
Image scans Copyright Jane Steer and intended for personal use only.
The following, also on this website, may be of
and other publications
- more book scans
Elsewhere on the Internet
Mathay's page about Platinum Black - for the scientists.