:: Assis Horta’s Camera :2:

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Afonso Pena Ave viewed from inside the gallery through the lenses of the camera which used a glass plate to register the image. This kind of camera is known in Brazil as Lambe-lambe (lick-lick) because the photographer used to lick the plate to know which side had the emulsion.

Av. Afonso Pena vista do interior da galeria através das lentes da câmera que utilizava uma placa de vidro para registrar a imagem. O fotógrafo e este tipo de câmera são conhecidos no Brasil como ‘Lambe-lambe’, porque o fotógrafo costumava lamber a placa para saber de que lado tinha a emulsão.

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