The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 851

IX. Fac-simile of an Old Printed Page.

Object details

Alternate titles

Plate IX in "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 2, January 29 1845

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845

Image size: h 16.6cm x w 14.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: ruled edge mount

Provenance:
The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01476)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 6(9)

Collection: Talbot Collection

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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.