The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

nil

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
NMeM; large maroon pebble cloth album

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845

Image size: h 16.0cm x w 13.8cm

Paper size: h 22.5cm x w 18.7cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: stiff paper album page

Physical description: negative corners clipped; print corners clipped

Watermark: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1842

Provenance:
Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-2534/19

Collection: Science Museum Collection

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.