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Title
Leaf of a Plant
Names
Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877 (Photographer)
Fizeau, H. (Hippolyte), 1819-1896 (Collector)
Collection

Specimens of the Earliest Photographic Experiments of Fox Talbot and the French School of Daguerre from the possession of Hippolyte Louis Fizeau

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1838 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 106PH1348.001
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Acquisition: Transferred from the New York Public Library Rare Books Division
Physical Description
Salted paper prints
Calotypes
Extent: Salted paper print from a paper negative (calotype)
Extent: Image: 8 3/4 x 7 3/16 in. (22.2 x 18.3 cm); Paper / Sheet: 9 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (23.2 x 19.1 cm)
Description
"Set of 17 photos on paper by W.H.F. Talbot" (Goldschmidt, 1936). See also 106PH1349. This is also in "The Pencil of Nature", plate 7.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 413926
TMS Object Number: 106PH1348.001
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 18.02.044
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2160970-0903-0136-61e9-0312aaa7e08e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1838: Created
  • 1877: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Leaf of a Plant" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ef3a48c0-0903-0136-709a-11439569ad24

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Leaf of a Plant" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ef3a48c0-0903-0136-709a-11439569ad24

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1838). Leaf of a Plant Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ef3a48c0-0903-0136-709a-11439569ad24

Wikipedia Citation

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Leaf of a Plant