William Henry Fox Talbot

1800 - 1877

Advertisement in The Scotsman - 1845

Pencil of Nature - Volume 2

Volume 1 of Talbot's book, Pencil of Nature, was the first  book to be illustrated by photographs tipped into the volume.

Volume 2 Pencil of Nature, was of advertised as 'just published' and for sale at a price of 21s in The Scotsman in 1845.  The book was illustrated with seven plates from Talbot's calotypes.


The Scotsman  22 February 1845, Page 1

 William Henry Fox Talbot - Advert for Volume 2 of Pencil of Nature  -  1845

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William Henry Fox Talbot

Discovery of Photography

Life in England

Connections with Edinbrugh


Photos, Sketches and Engravings

Pencil of Nature