William Henry Fox Talbot

January 12, 2008

Portrait of William Henry Fox Talbot, Ivan Szabo
salt print from a glass negative, mid 1850s. 13.3 x 10.7 cm.
source: http://foxtalbot.dmu.ac.uk/resources/portrait2.html

William Henry Fox Talbot (February 11, 1800 – September 17, 1877) was the inventor of the negative/positive photographic process, the precursor to most photographic processes of the 19th and 20th centuries”.
William Fox Talbot -Wikipedia article


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