The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 3735

Five feathers

Attributed to: Nevil Story-Maskelyne

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Chicken Feathers

This arrangement of chicken feathers if one of the earliest experiments by Nevil Story-Maskelyne who as a teenager home from school during the summer of 1840, saw a demonstration of Talbot's process of photogenic drawing and tried his hand at the new art.

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