Salt print of Broad Street, Oxford, attributed to William Henry Fox Talbot or Nevil Story-Maskelyne, c.1842-1845
- Creation: c.1842-1845
Language of Materials
- From the Collection: No linguistic content; Not applicable
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MS. 21125 photogr. 2
Biographical / Historical
William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877) began experimenting with photography in 1834, having first been inspired during a visit to Lake Como the previous year. Talbot announced his 'photogenic drawing' process in a paper to the Royal Society in 1839. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for a full biography.
Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1823-1911) was a politician and mineralogist.
Artifact type: Salted Paper Print; Process type: Calotype; Type: Loose print
Image dimensions: height 204mm x width 157mm