William Henry Fox Talbot


1835 to 1839

Cameras used by Talbot 

Cameras used by Talbot  -  1835 to 1839

  Reproduced from the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television collection,
by courtesy of the Science and Society Picture Library.   Click here for link to web site.


1835 - 1839

In his early experiments, Talbot placed objects in direct contact with his sensitised paper.  From 1834 onwards, he began to use cameras to produce his images.  These were very small, as can be seen from the ruler in the photo above.



William Henry Fox Talbot

Discovery of Photography

Life in England

Connections with Edinbrugh


Photos, Sketches and Engravings

Pencil of Nature