The woodshed with cart and ladder, Lacock Abbey, n.d.
Image of a woodshed with cart and ladder, Lacock Abbey.
There is writing in ink captioning the image, but the print has been stuck over it so the words are obscured.
The reverse of the album leaf is blank.
- Creation: n.d.
Language of Materials
- No linguistic content; Not applicable
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MS. 21088 photogr. 4, item 12
Biographical / Historical
Lacock Abbey is a country house and former nunnery located in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire. It came into the ownership of successive generations of the Talbot family and was inherited by Henry Fox Talbot in the 19th century. Many aspects of the site feature in his photographs, including the cloister. His granddaughter, Matilda Theresa Talbot, inherited the Abbey in 1916 and donated the property to the National Trust in 1944.
Other Finding Aids
See also the Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, a detailed inventory of Talbot photographs located around the world. The Catalogue Raisonné is organised by Schaaf number. The Schaaf number for this item is Schaaf 237.
Existence and Location of Copies
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Artifact type: Salted Paper Print; Process type: Calotype; Type: Print in album
Image dimensions: height 97mm x width 80mm
- Lacock Abbey | Wiltshire, England (Organisation)
- From the Collection: Gaisford | Henrietta Horatia Maria | 1810–1851 | née Feilding (Person)
- From the Collection: Talbot | William Henry Fox | 1800-1877 | MP, pioneer of photography (Person)