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Miscellaneous loose papers, 1830-1868, n.d.

MS. WHF Talbot 63
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. prescription for Talbot for Draughts from Blake’s, 2 Apr 1830
  2. coloured transparent view by Reeves & Son of 'Holyrood Chapel', [c.1830]
  3. coloured transparent view by Reeves & Son 'Ruins by Moonlight', [c.1830]
  4. coloured transparent view by Reeves & Son 'Tintern Abbey', [c.1830]. Talbot used this print as the original for his photogenic drawing 'Copy of a lithograph', 1839
  5. coloured transparent view by Reeves & Son 'G.W.'s Transparencies', [c.1830]
  6. coloured transparent view by Reeves & Son 'Funeral by Moonlight', [c.1830]
  7. printed prospectus advertising inventions by Ralph Wedgwood sent to Talbot, 24 May 1833
  8. printed rules of the Selwood Foresters with printed Selwood Foresters Archery regulations sent to Talbot, 1833
  9. two Gentleman’s Vouchers for the Grand Ball, for the Benefit of the Polish Refugees, Willis Rooms, 5 Jun 1843
  10. design for the cover of The Pencil of Nature, ink and watercolour, [c.1844]
  11. note by Talbot referencing reviews of The Pencil of Nature in The Times, The Literary Gazette and The Morning Herald, [1844]
  12. manuscript copy of the Dean of the Faculty of Law's oration on Talbot being made honorary LLD at the University of Edinburgh, 1 Apr 1863
  13. book of blank tickets, Royal Horticultural Society, 1867
  14. tickets to the Royal Horticultural Society. Two for 'W H Fox Talbot Esq', 1867, and two for 'W H Fox Talbot FRS', 1868
  15. book of blank tickets 'Orders for the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens', 1868
  16. draft clause, [by Talbot?] for Royal proclamation on Letters Patent for inventions, n.d.
  17. signatories for £50 reward to discover the “Villains who set fire to Mr Joyce’s Hay Rick”, n.d. Talbot is a signatory
  18. hollow cut silhouette, with pencil traces cut to rough oval loosely fitted over blackened card, of William Henry Fox Talbot at the age of four, 1804. With envelope inscribed 'I bequeathe this to Henry a shade of Mr. T – 4 yrs old' and typescript of the same text. Also with a silhouette, ink on white paper, of unidentified child, possibly a girl, n.d. Stamped on verso 'Torond, No.18 Wells Str., Lond.'
  19. twenty-three Talbot crest bookplates, n.d.


  • Creation: 1830-1868, n.d.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. WHF Talbot 63

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom