The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2772

The Open Door

Object details

Created: Between 1 Apr 1844 and 30 Apr 1844

Image size: h 14.3cm x w 19.3cm

Paper size: h 18.6cm x w 21.5cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: album page

Physical description: the print has been varnished, mostly covering the image, but uneven, not to the print borders; bottom right corner damaged

Inscription: in ink, recto, on album page, One of the earliest impressions by H Talbot inventor of Talbotype; difficult to decipher, but written over in pencil, possibly, by H Talbot 4"

David Magee Bookshop

Owner: Art Institute of Chicago

Object owner number: 1960.815.38

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