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Lacock Abbey

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839–40
Medium:
Photogenic drawing from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 16.5 x 21.6 cm (6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.) Sheet: 18.2 x 22.4 cm (7 3/16 x 8 13/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (17)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TC: "Lacock Abbey", BC: "H. F. T.", BR: "Cam. Obscura."; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto (sideways) TL to BL: "Abbazia de Lackoc fabbricata nel 1229. presentamente abitazione di campagna // dell'Autore"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]

Daniel, Malcolm. "L'Album Bertoloni." Fotografia & Fotografi a Bologna, 1839–1900 (1992). pp. 73–78.

Smith, G. "Talbot and Botany: The Bertoloni Album." History of Photography 17, no. 1 (Spring 1993).

Schaaf, Larry J. William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford: Bodleian Libraries, 2017. http://foxtalbot.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.



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