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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…

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

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