The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 4163

South Front of Lacock Abbey

Object details

Created: 28 Feb 1840

Image size: h 18.7cm x w 22.9cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: removed from an album

Physical description: mottled

Inscription: in pencil, recto, D or 4th copy; in pencil, recto, 28 Feb/40 [28 February 1840]

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS025108

Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 4163

South Front of Lacock Abbey

Location: Lacock Abbey

Keywords: Experimental

This experimental print (copy print D) is discussed in Schaaf, Records of the Dawn of Photography: Talbot's Notebooks P & Q, (1996, page 169). See also Schaaf, Out of the Shadows: Herschel, Talbot, and the Invention of Photography, (Yale, 1992, plate 52).

It is related to copy print C, held by the National Gallery of Canada.