Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Chess Players

Artist:
Likely by Antoine-François-Jean Claudet (French, active Great Britain, 1797–1867)
Artist:
Possibly by Nicolaas Henneman (Dutch, Heemskerk 1813–1898 London)
Date:
ca. 1845
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
19.5 x 14.4 cm. (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.616
Not on view
Daguerrean Era

Jammes, André. William H. Fox Talbot: Inventor of the Negative-Positive Process. New York: MacMillan, 1973. no. 36.

Schaaf, Larry J. "The Puzzling Chess Players." William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford: Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, June 3, 2016. http://foxtalbot.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/the-puzzling-chess-players/.



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