The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2499

The cloisters, Lacock Abbey, 3 minute exposure in bright sunshine

Object details

Created: 8 Oct 1840

Image size: h 12.2cm x w 12.8cm

Paper size: h 18.6cm x w 22.8cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: folded; top corners of the negative clipped; top corners of the print clipped

Inscription: in ink, verso: Cloisters of Lacock Abbey H. F. Talbot. 1840; pencil X recto

Watermark: J Whatman 1840

Helmut and Alison Gernsheim
Dr E. Weil
Sotheby's, 4 March 1958 (lot 447)
Sir John Herschel

Owner: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas

Object owner number: 964:0054:0007

Collection: Gernsheim Collection