Photo (calotype) by William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877)

William Henry Fox Talbot Photo (calotype) by William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot,  A peony leaf above leaves of a species of chestnut ©Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

William Henry Fox Talbot, A peony leaf above leaves of a species of chestnut ©Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Mousetrap camera, c. 1835. William Henry Fox Talbot, National Media Museum Collection

The world’s earliest surviving photographic negative is part of our collection

Wild Fennel William Henry Fox Talbot 1841-42

[Wild Fennel] William Henry Fox Talbot (English, Date: Medium: Salted paper print

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/pointsofview/themes/beginnings/specimens/index.html

William Henry Fox Talbot "Botanical specimens," William Henry Fox Talbot, c. (from the British Library)

mianoti: William Henry Fox Talbot * Insect wings, as seen under a solar microscope, c.1840

Mianoti: William Henry Fox Talbot * Insect wings, as seen under a solar microscope,

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