Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845
Image size: h 16.7cm x w 15.0cm
Paper size: h 22.7cm x w 18.7cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: warm grey album paper
Inscription: pencil X recto
Watermark: J Whatman 1841
Provenance:Matilda Talbot 1934
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Object owner number: 1937-2536/07
Collection: Science Museum Collection
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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...