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William Henry Fox Talbot1800 — 1877

The inventor of photography in Britain

Bust of Patroclus, 1843

The inventor of photography in Britain

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Buckler Fern

Buckler Fern

1839
The Oriel Window, South Gallery, Lacock Abbey

The Oriel Window, South Gallery, Lacock Abbey

1835-1839
The Bertoloni Album

The Bertoloni Album

1839
Detail of the Cloisters at Lacock Abbey

Detail of the Cloisters at Lacock Abbey

1840
Bust of Patroclus

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
1701
Drama, movement and a search for the exotic
Eugène Delacroix
Bigger is better
Théodore Géricault
William Henry Fox Talbot
Daughter of a master brings a new perspective to Edo Japan
Katsushika Ōi
Five kids, a farm, and dizzying allegory
Thomas Cole
1900

The artists of Early Photography