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Rouen Palais de Justice

Creator:
William Henry Fox Talbot (English, 1800-1877) (Photographer)
Title:
Rouen Palais de Justice
Alternate Titles:
Specimens of the Earliest Photographic Experiments of Fox Talbot and the French School of Daguerre from the possession of Hippolyte Louis Fizeau
Date:
1840-1849
Medium:
Calotype
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/4 × 8 3/16 in. (17.1 × 20.8 cm) Paper / Sheet: 7 3/16 × 8 9/16 in. (18.3 × 21.7 cm) Mat / Mount (mount): 8 1/4 × 10 1/2 in. (21 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Transferred from the New York Public Library Rare Books Division.
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
106PH1348.012
Description:
"Set of 17 photos on paper by W.H.F. Talbot" (Goldschmidt, 1936). See also 106PH1349.
Bibliography:
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co, William Henry Fox Talbot, Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, and H. Fizeau. 19[36]. A unique collection of "photogenic drawings", "calotype photos", "photographic engravings" etc.; specimens of the earliest photographic experiments of Fox Talbot and the French School of Daguerre from the possession of Hippolyte Louis Fizeau. London: E.P. Goldschmidt & Co. [George Eastman Museum copy has Beaumont Newhall's personal stamp and annotations, including "The entire collection now in N.Y. Public Library."]