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Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Photograph
ca. 1839 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Calotype of a view of Lacock Abbey; reddish brown colour.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Paper negative, calotype, waxed paper. 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.
Brief Description
Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire', paper negative - calotype, ca. 1839
Physical Description
Calotype of a view of Lacock Abbey; reddish brown colour.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 152mm
  • Image width: 203mm
Marks and Inscriptions
15 (Scratched into lower left corner)
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.
Production
Original of no. 15 in Pencil of Nature; of RPS025012 and RPS025234.
Associated Object
PROV.1595-2017 (RPS Group record)
Bibliographic Reference
Schaaf, Larry John. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0691050007.
Other Numbers
  • RPS025161 - Royal Photographic Society number
  • XRP590 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.82-2017

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record createdMarch 24, 2017
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