The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 2771

XIV. The Ladder.

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From "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 3, May 1845

Created: Between 1 Apr 1844 and 30 Apr 1844

Image size: h 16.9cm x w 18.2cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: ruled edge mount

Physical description: pale; degree of edge fading

Inscription: in ink, recto, upper right on mount, 9 [or stylised capital A] Solar Microscope; in pencil, in Dudley Johnston's hand, Fox Talbot The Ladder (Pencil of Nature Plate XIV); in ink, in Dudley Johnston's hand, No 32; two RPS ink stamps, verso

Provenance:
Victoria & Albert Museum
National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017
Royal Photographic Society, number 025232
Royal Photographic Society, previous number 32

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS.153-2017

Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection