William Henry Fox Talbot

British, 1800–1877

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William Henry Fox Talbot was an accomplished scholar in mathematics and science, but is best remembered as a pioneer photographer and the inventor of photographic processes. During his honeymoon, Talbot became frustrated with the camera lucida and …

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William Henry Fox Talbot’s Gifts to his Sister: Horatia Gaisford’s Collection of Photographs and Ephemera, 1820
Sold on Apr 12, 2021
US$1,956,000
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71 salt prints
22.9 x 19.1 cm
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US$1,956,000
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Apr 12, 2021
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William Henry Fox Talbot’s Gifts to his Sister: Horatia Gaisford’s Collection of Photographs and Ephemera, 1820
71 salt prints
Apr 12, 2021
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US$1,956,000
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Photography
22.9 x 19.1 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
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US$1,956,000
"Bust of Patroclus", 1842, 1842
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
SEK42,000
US$4,870
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Print
presumably from salt print
17.0 x 18.0 cm
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SEK42,000
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Nov 10, 2020
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"Bust of Patroclus", 1842, 1842
presumably from salt print
Nov 10, 2020
Bukowskis
SEK42,000
US$4,870
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17.0 x 18.0 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
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SEK42,000
"Melrose Abbey, Scotland", 1844, 1844
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
SEK40,000
US$4,638
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21.0 x 17.5 cm
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SEK40,000
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Nov 10, 2020
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"Melrose Abbey, Scotland", 1844, 1844
Nov 10, 2020
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SEK40,000
US$4,638
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21.0 x 17.5 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
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SEK40,000
"Lacock Abbey", 1842, 1842
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
SEK38,000
US$4,406
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Print
salt print laid down on cardboard
11.0 x 8.5 cm
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SEK38,000
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Nov 10, 2020
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"Lacock Abbey", 1842, 1842
salt print laid down on cardboard
Nov 10, 2020
Bukowskis
SEK38,000
US$4,406
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11.0 x 8.5 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
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SEK38,000
THE WOODCUTTERS, 1845
Sold on Oct 3, 2019
US$2,500
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salt print from a calotype negative
21.0 x 15.2 cm
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US$2,500
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Oct 3, 2019
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THE WOODCUTTERS, 1845
salt print from a calotype negative
Oct 3, 2019
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US$2,500
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21.0 x 15.2 cm
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Oct 3, 2019
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US$2,500
A MOUNTAIN RIVULET WHICH FLOWS AT THE FOOT OF DOUNE CASTLE, 1844
Sold on Oct 3, 2019
US$13,750
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salt print from a calotype negative
10.5 x 8.3 cm
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US$13,750
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Oct 3, 2019
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A MOUNTAIN RIVULET WHICH FLOWS AT THE FOOT OF DOUNE CASTLE, 1844
salt print from a calotype negative
Oct 3, 2019
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US$13,750
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10.5 x 8.3 cm
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Oct 3, 2019
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US$13,750
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THE PENCIL OF NATURE'
Sold on Apr 10, 2018
US$275,000
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15.9 by 21.6 cm
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US$275,000
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Apr 10, 2018
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THE PENCIL OF NATURE'
Apr 10, 2018
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US$275,000
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15.9 by 21.6 cm
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Apr 10, 2018
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US$275,000
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THE FRUIT SELLERS
Sold on Apr 10, 2018
US$15,000
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salt print from a calotype negative, with 'LA 300' in ink on the reverse, framed, circa 1845
16.2 by 21 cm
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US$15,000
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Apr 10, 2018
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THE FRUIT SELLERS
salt print from a calotype negative, with 'LA 300' in ink on the reverse, framed, circa 1845
Apr 10, 2018
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US$15,000
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16.2 by 21 cm
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Apr 10, 2018
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US$15,000
The Cloisters Of Lacock Abbey, 1844
Sold on Oct 19, 2017
US$4,680
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Salted paper print from a calotype negative
21.6 x 16.5 cm
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US$4,680
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Oct 19, 2017
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The Cloisters Of Lacock Abbey, 1844
Salted paper print from a calotype negative
Oct 19, 2017
Swann
US$4,680
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21.6 x 16.5 cm
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Oct 19, 2017
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US$4,680
The Hungerford Suspension Bridge, 1842
Sold on Oct 19, 2017
US$7,500
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Salted paper print from a calotype negative
21.0 x 16.8 cm
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US$7,500
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Oct 19, 2017
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The Hungerford Suspension Bridge, 1842
Salted paper print from a calotype negative
Oct 19, 2017
Swann
US$7,500
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21.0 x 16.8 cm
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Oct 19, 2017
Swann
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US$7,500