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XV. Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Lacock Abbey (photographed)

  • Date:

    before May 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.273:3-2017

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Salted paper print of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, on a page of the volume. One of 3 photographs in the fascicle.

Place of Origin

Lacock Abbey (photographed)

Date

before May 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.

Marks and inscriptions

15
Recto on mount, in ink

Dimensions

Height: 151 mm Image, Width: 201 mm Image

Object history note

This volume contains the museum numbers RPS.273:1-2017 to RPS.273:3-2017.

Descriptive line

Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'XV. Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire', salted paper print from a calotype negative, before May 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 3 of The Pencil of Nature, in May 1845.
From a negative in the RPS collection, RPS025161; same as a photograph in the RPS collection, RPS025012, RPS025181, RPS025234, RPS025235, RPS025375.

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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