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Cloisters at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

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

Salted paper print of the cloisters at Lacock Abbey, plate 15 on a page of the album. One of 82 photographs in album.
Title from handwritten contents page.


object details
Categories
Object Type
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.
Brief Description
Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'Cloisters at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire', salted paper print from a calotype negative, ca. 1839
Physical Description
Salted paper print of the cloisters at Lacock Abbey, plate 15 on a page of the album. One of 82 photographs in album.

Title from handwritten contents page.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 161mm
  • Image width: 213mm
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.
Object history
This album contains museum numbers RPS.269:1-2017 to RPS.269:82-2017.
Production
From a negative at the Fox Talbot Museum, LA3072; same as photograph in the RPS collection, RPS025196, RPS025236, RPS025352, RPS025376.
Associated Object
RPS.269-2017 (Album)
Bibliographic References
  • The Pencil of Nature, by W H Fox Talbot (London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1844): 16.
  • Schaaf, Larry John. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0691050007.
Other Numbers
  • RPS025015 - Royal Photographic Society number
  • RPS v.42-15 - Royal Photographic Society number
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.269:15-2017

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record createdApril 4, 2017
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