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[Bookcase at Lacock Abbey]

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Photogenic drawing from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 14 × 19.9 cm (5 1/2 × 7 13/16 in.), irregularly trimmed Sheet: 18.1 × 22.1 cm (7 1/8 × 8 11/16 in.), irregularly trimmed
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.629
Not on view
Inscription: No inscriptions or annotations.
[Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, February 6, 1995

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Howard Gilman Gallery: Inaugural Installation," October 16, 1997–February 1, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940," June 3, 2008–September 1, 2008.

Schaaf, Larry J. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. no. 64.



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