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Papers relating to William Henry Fox Talbot, 1934-1951, n.d.

MS. WHF Talbot 133
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Nineteen identical announcement cards from Matilda Talbot for the Centenary Exhibition of Early Photographs and Photo-Engravings, 1934
  2. 'Catalogue' sheet for the Lacock Abbey photographic exhibition, [1934?]
  3. Thirteen printed invitations to the celebrations of the 150th birthday of William Henry Fox Talbot, with an illustrated talk by Harold White, 12 February 1950
  4. Two copies of a printed invitation from Miss Talbot at Lacock Abbey to meet Lady Frances Ryder, to explain her scheme for befriending students from the Dominions studying in England, Fri 28 Sep, n.y.
  5. Six page catalogue for an exhibition of photographs by Harold White of Lacock Village, 'The Home of William Henry Fox Talbot', 3 Oct–28 Nov 1950, Ilford Gallery, London
  6. Two copies of a catalogue for an exhibition on The Father of Modern Photography, a Kodak-sponsored Festival of Britain event at Lacock Abbey, 1951
  7. Typescript list of The Royal Photographic Society Fox Talbot Collection at November 1951, mostly donated by Matilda Talbot
  8. Matilda Talbot manuscript text titled The Man who made Photography, n.d.
  9. Matilda Talbot manuscript and typescript biography of William Henry Fox Talbot, n.d.
  10. Matilda Talbot's pencil notes to herself about Dudley Johnston and mediating the dispute over the biography between Percy Harris and Harold White, n.d.
  11. Miscellaneous typed and handwritten labels – presumably from Lacock Abbey exhibitions, n.d.


  • Creation: 1934-1951, n.d.


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. WHF Talbot 133

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom