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
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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.
IX. Fac-simile of an Old Printed...