William Henry Fox Talbot Album 14

Page 36 from a small hardcover photograph album compiled by

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Page 36 from a small hardcover photograph album compiled by
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Small hardcover photograph album compiled by William Henry Fox Talbot during a trip to Oxford in 1843-1844. 37 plates with salt prints and descriptions written in black ink below each photograph. Inside of front cover has bookplate 'The Pencil of Nature'.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1937-2531
Materials:
paper (fibre product), cardboard, paint and ink
Measurements:
overall (closed): 151 mm x 178 mm
type:
photograph albums

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Merton College, Oxford, 1843

Merton College, Oxford, 1843

An early photographic view of Merton College, Oxford taken by William Henry Fox Talbot in 1843. It is a salt print from a calotype (paper negative) and comes from an album mostly containing photographic views of Oxford by both William Henry Fox Talbot and Nicolaas Henneman.

Materials:
paper (fibre product)
Object Number:
1937-2531/21
type:
photograph