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A Trip Through Time

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Published on Feb 20, 2014

Travel back in time with the exhibition "A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography" at the Getty Center.
(Find out more: http://bit.ly/QueenVicPhoto)

Vernian Process wrote this song from the perspective of a brass birdie that was once placed on the top of cameras to hold subjects' attention during extended exposures. You can see that the birdie even makes an appearance atop Luther Gerlach's camera while he captures the group to develop a wet plate collodion image of them. This is the actual photo that appears at the end of the video.

Music by Vernian Process
http://www.vernianprocess.com

Cameo by Luther Gerlach

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