William Henry Fox Talbot

11 February 1800  to  17 September 1877

Discovery of Photography

Life in England

Connections with Edinbrugh


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Photograph of Talbot taken by John Moffat in 1864        Print made from the oldest negative in existence  -  The Latticed Window at Lacock Abbey, photographed by Talbot in 1835          Talbot  -  Hair up, collar down

Photos, Sketches and Engravings

Talbot signed his name Henry Talbot.  He is reported to have not liked the name, Fox Talbot, by which he is now normally known.    [Robert Leggat]

At home, he was known as Henry.    [John Hannavy]


Photographs in Exhibitions  1839 to 1865

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Photographs exhibited

Other Edinburgh Photographers