Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845
Image size: h 16.6cm x w 14.2cm
Paper size: h 23.8cm x w 19.5cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: modern drum
Inscription: in pencil, in modern hand: page by William Caxton
Watermark: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1840
Provenance:Helmut and Alison Gernsheim
Owner: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas
Object owner number: 964:0054:0045
Collection: Gernsheim Collection
Rights and Reproduction
Contribute to this record
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...