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The Old Gamekeeper

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
ca. 1844
Medium:
Salted paper print from paper negative
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 5 7/8
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.770
Not on view
Signature: Pencil caption on verso

Inscription: Titled in pencil on print, verso TC: "The old Gamekeeper" and BR: "130"
Nevil Story and Thereza Maskelyne Collection; W.H. Fox Talbot; (sold, Christie's South Kensington, Lot 130, June 18, 1981); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Buckland, Gail. Fox Talbot and the invention of photography. London, 1980. p. 157.

Apraxine, Pierre. Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company. Reeds Springs, Mo.: White Oak Press, 1985. pl.48.



Pierre Apraxine, May 2000: "Circle of Talbot, according to recent scholarship"
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