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Articles of China

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British (Melbury, Dorset, Great Britain 1800 - 1877 Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, Great Britain)
Articles of China, c. 1844
Photograph
British
,
19th century
Creation Place: United Kingdom
Salted paper print on wove paper from calotype negative
image: 13.9 x 18.1 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.)
sheet: 18.8 x 22.2 cm (7 3/8 x 8 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
, 2007.141
Department of Photographs
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Marks
Nothing on verso of mount or photograph. No marks on recto.
Provenance
Provenance: Matilda Talbot to Harold White, with a dealer, to Gilman Paper Company, Exhibited 1989 at Metropolitan Museum in "Pencil of Nature" show, sold by Gilman to present owner. Used for reproduction of plate 3 in Hans P. Kraus' "Facsimile of Pencil of Nature".
Bibliography
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2006-7, (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 28, ill.

Exhibition History
Re-View: S426A (Large Niche) #1: CB30 Photography and Society & HAA172w American Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/04/2009 - 10/04/2009
HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 10 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/12/2010 - 01/15/2011