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Richard Fattorini's Blog – November 2016 Archive (1)

Auction: Fox Talbot photograph discovered in Mundy family album at Sotheby's London

A new photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot has been discovered in an album brought to Sotheby's for valuation. The early photogenic drawing shows a negative of a fern. Also in the album is a faded photograph showing a print which is signed by Talbot and dated 1839. 

The album also contains watercolours and drawings by members of Talbot's wife's family and…


Added by Richard Fattorini on November 8, 2016 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

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