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William Henry Fox Talbot (1800 - 1877)

Lot 20: WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT

Christie's

May 18, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Studies of foliage, 1852-57
5 photographic engravings
one numbered 'N°3' in plate; 4 signed/initialled and 3 variously annotated by Robert Murray in ink/pencil in margins
plate: varying sizes from 4 x 2 7/8in. (10 x 7cm.) to 7 5/8 x 4 5/8in. (19.4 x 11.7cm.) or reverse; paper: each 10 1/8 x 6 5/8in. (25.7 x 17cm.) or reverse (5)

Artist or Maker

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT

Provenance

As lot 13.

Notes

Including one plate depicting four specimens with superimposed pattern of gauze or crape.

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May 18, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom