Articles Of China
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.141
People
William Henry Fox Talbot, British (Melbury, Dorset, Great Britain 1800 - 1877 Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire, Great Britain)
Title
Articles of China
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1844
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Salted paper print on wove paper from calotype negative
Technique
Salted paper print
Dimensions
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.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned):
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".
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.141
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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