William Henry Fox Talbot

Light & Shadow, Reproductive Processes, Vision

The Metropolitan Museum


The Fox Talbot Museum



William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, in Pencil of Nature, Plate VI, April 1844. Salt print from a calotype negative. 14.4 x 19.5 cm. Courtesy of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film.


William Henry Fox Talbot, Lace (Plate XX in The Pencil of Nature), 1844–46, Calotype.