The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 851

IX. Fac-simile of an Old Printed Page.

Attributed to: William Henry Fox Talbot

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

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 Jan 1845

In the text that accompanies plate IX of 'The Pencil of Nature', Talbot informs us that the original book page he photographed was written in Norman french and relates to statutes of King Richard II.

A Talbot project blog post has been dedicated to this photograph.