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Lacock Abbey

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1840
Medium:
Photogenic drawing from paper negative
Dimensions:
Image: 17 x 20 cm (6 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 18.6 x 22.3 cm (7 5/16 x 8 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (31)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Lacock Abbey", BR: "H. F. Talbot phot. // 1840"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto (sideways) LC: "Abbazia di Lacock, ora casa 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).



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