The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 851

IX. Fac-simile of an Old Printed Page.

Object details

Alternate titles

From "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 3, May 1845
Bath Photographic Society Album, plate 29

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845

Image size: h 16.6cm x w 14.2cm

Paper size: h 19.8cm x w 14.9cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: paper album page

Physical description: slight tear to edge

Inscription: in ink, recto, on album page below print, 29. Copy of Printed Book

Owner: National Gallery of Canada

Object owner number: 33487.29

Collection: Canadian Photography Institute

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 851

IX. Fac-simile of an Old Printed Page.

In the text that accompanies plate IX of 'The Pencil of Nature', Talbot informs us that the original book page he photographed was written in Norman french and relates to statutes of King Richard II.

A Talbot project blog post has been dedicated to this photograph.