Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845
Image size: h 16.4cm x w 14.2cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: RE mount
Inscription: 9 in ink on mount, recto
Provenance:Matilda Talbot (1871-1958), 26 March 1928
Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History
Object owner number: 3864.02.4
Collection: Photographic History Collection
Rights and Reproduction
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...