Image size: h 8.2cm x w 7.7cm
Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact
Inscription: possibly a leucotype, from a paper wrapper inscribed, "8 April /43 L." [8 April 1843, Leucotype]
Provenance:The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00505)
Owner: The British Library
Object owner number: Talbot Photo 3(142)
Collection: Talbot Collection
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This image is related to plate IX, " The Pencil of Nature".
In the text that accompanies plate IX, Talbot informs us that the original book page he photographed was written in Norman french and relates to statutes of King Richard II.
Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)