The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2500

West Front of Lacock Abbey

Object details

Alternate titles

Taken with a large camera, 20 minute exposure at sunset

Created: 9 Oct 1840

Image size: h 15.2cm x w 20.7cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: smears verso, possibly of turquoise ink

Inscription: in pencil, verso, upper right, 20' sunset [twenty minute exposure at sunset]; in pencil, verso, lower right, Oct. 9 1840; in pencil, verso, upper left, 20

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.0206.089

Collection: Photographic History Collection

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This object is part of Schaaf no. 2500

West Front of Lacock Abbey

Location: Lacock Abbey

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