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Articles of Glass


Salt print, Plate IV, 'Articles of Glass', mounted image, from Part 1 of 'The Pencil of Nature', originally titled, Articles of Glass with a Dark Background' by William Henry Fox Talbot, Lacock, Wiltshire, England, calotype negative dated prior to June 1844, published 24th June 1844

Museum reference



History of Science

Object name

Salt print

Production information

Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800 - 1877, Photographer
Lacock Abbey, Lacock, Wiltshire, England, Northern Europe
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, Publisher
London, England, Northern Europe


Mid 19th century




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Schaaf, Larry (1989) p.83 of the Introduction volume for reference to NMS Copy. 'The Pencil of Nature' Facsimilie Edition New York: Hans P. Kraus, Jr., 1989 (NMSLib: 681.55 FoxTalbot)

Links to other web pages

The Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot

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