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The Victualling Office, Plymouth, Devon, from Mount Edgcumbe, Maker, Cornwall. 23rd September 1845 Featured William Henry Fox Talbot Print

The Victualling Office, Plymouth, Devon, from Mount Edgcumbe, Maker, Cornwall. 23rd September 1845

Fox Talbot 'sun picture' or Talbotype view from Mount Edgcumbe looking over to the Royal William Yard, Plymouth, Devon. The image shows a gentleman looking through a telescope and three ladies standing beside some cannon. The gentleman in the picture is possible Captain Corry and members of the Edgcumbe family. William Henry Fox Talbot's sister, Lady Caroline Augusta was married to the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and he was staying there when the photograph was taken on 23rd September 1845. This is one of the earliest photographs taken in Cornwall and is the first photograph to be used as an illustration in a periodical. It is contained in 'The Art Journal,' Volume 8, 1846, to illustrate a description of Fox Talbot's process of using sunlight on sensitised paper to create multiple copies of an image and it was a start of photo-journalism. Photographer: William Henry Fox Talbot

© From the collection of the RIC

19th-century alga cyanotype Featured William Henry Fox Talbot Print

19th-century alga cyanotype

19th-century alga cyanotype. Cyanotype of the algae Cystoseira fibrosa, as produced by British botanist Anna Atkins (1799-1871). Cystoseira is a seaweed, a brown alga found in temperate Northern Hemisphere seas and oceans. The cyanotype 'blueprinting' imaging technique was invented by British astronomer John Herschel (1792-1871). This cyanotype was published in part VII of 'Photographs of British Algae' (1843-1853) by Atkins, who used also used the 'photogenic drawing' method devised by William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877). This image is from an edition of the book owned originally by Herschel

© SPENCER COLLECTION/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Holy Family Three Cherubim Attributed William Henry Featured William Henry Fox Talbot Print

Holy Family Three Cherubim Attributed William Henry

The Holy Family with Three Cherubim; Attributed to William Henry Fox Talbot (English, 1800 - 1877); 1840s; Salted paper print from a Calotype negative; 22.7 ? 16.5 cm (8 15,16 ? 6 1,2 in.)

© Liszt Collection

16 × 6 1, 1800, 1840s, 1877, 227 × 165 Cm, 8 15, Attributed, Calotype Negative, English, Fox, Holy Family, Salted Paper, Talbot, Three Cherubim, William Henry