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photograph - XVIII. Gate of Christchurch
  • XVIII. Gate of Christchurch
    Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877
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XVIII. Gate of Christchurch

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Oxford (photographed)

  • Date:

    before June 1845 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salted paper print from a calotype negative.

    Not available for issue to the public in the Prints and Drawings Study Room due to light sensitivity. Please contact the Photography Department via our enquiry service for further information.

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    RPS.270:18-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 580, box NOT AVAILABLE

Physical description

Salted paper print of the gate of Christchurch, on a page of the volume. One of 24 photographs in the publication.

Place of Origin

Oxford (photographed)

Date

before June 1845 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Talbot, William Henry Fox, born 1800 - died 1877 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Salted paper print from a calotype negative.

Not available for issue to the public in the Prints and Drawings Study Room due to light sensitivity. Please contact the Photography Department via our enquiry service for further information.

Dimensions

Height: 163 mm Image, Width: 191 mm Image

Object history note

This volume contains the museum numbers RPS.270:1-2017 to RPS.270:27-2017.

Descriptive line

Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'XVIII. Gate of Christchurch', salted paper print from a calotype negative, before June 1845

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Schaaf, Larry John. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0691050007.

Production Note

Published in Part 4 of The Pencil of Nature, in June 1845.
From a negative at the National Science and Media Museum, 1937-1285; same as a photograph in the RPS collection, RPS025354.

Materials

Salted paper

Techniques

Calotype; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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