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William Henry Fox Talbot
Britain's photographic pioneer

William Henry Fox Talbot, The ArtistsBust of Patroclus
Portrait of William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot was an English Photographer born on February 11, 1800. Henry Fox Talbot contributed to the Early Photography movement and died on September 17, 1877.

Buckler Fern, William Henry Fox Talbot

Buckler Fern 1839

The Bertoloni Album, William Henry Fox Talbot

The Bertoloni Album 1839

The Oriel Window, South Gallery, Lacock Abbey, William Henry Fox Talbot

The Oriel Window, South Gallery, Lacock Abbey 1835 – 1839

Detail of the Cloisters at Lacock Abbey, William Henry Fox Talbot

Detail of the Cloisters at Lacock Abbey 1840

Bust of Patroclus, William Henry Fox Talbot

Bust of Patroclus 1843

The plates of the present work are impressed by the agency of Light alone, without any aid from the artist's pencil.

Brief Historical Sketch of the Invention of the Art 1846

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