Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: Pencil of Nature page with ruled edge
Provenance:Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc.Roberto L. Mayer, MexicoElizabeth Foulkes, LondonLord Vernon (George John Warren, 1803-1866)
Owner: Yale Center for British Art
Object owner number: TR144 .T35 1844+ Oversize
Collection: Rare Books And Manuscripts
Rights and Reproduction
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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...