Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: Pencil of Nature page with ruled edge
Provenance:Helmut and Alison GernsheimSotheby's Auction, 20 January 1958Marquis Northampton
Owner: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas
Object owner number: 964:0309:0009
Collection: Gernsheim 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...