The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 66

Articles of China on four shelves

Object details

Alternate titles

Variant of Plate III, "The Pencil of Nature"

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: ruled edge mount

Physical description: varnished; corners clipped

Inscription: label, verso, Patent Talbotype or Sun Pictures; in pencil, verso, in Dudley Johnston's hand, Fox Talbot Articles of China (Pencil of Nature Plate III); circular RPS ink stamp, verso; three other RPS ink stamps, verso, two of which overlap the 'Patent' label

Victoria & Albert Museum, 2017
National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017
Royal Photographic Society, number 025279

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS.200-2017

Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection