Oct 19, 2017 - Sale 2458

Sale 2458 - Lot 18

Price Realized: $ 7,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
The Hungerford Suspension Bridge. Salted paper print from a calotype negative, the image measuring 6 5/8x8 1/4 inches (16.8x21 cm.), the sheet 7 3/4x9 3/4 inches (19.7x24.8 cm.), with the notation LA 251, in ink, in an unknown hand, on verso. 1842

Additional Details

From Lacock Abbey and directly from a descendant of Matilda Talbot; to Robert Hershkowitz Limited; to Charles Schwartz, in 1989; to a Private Collector, in 2009.

Hambourg and Apraxine, The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), p. 267, pl. 8.

Schaaf, The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot (Princeton University Press), p. 217.

Lassam, Fox Talbot: Photographer (Compton Press), unpaginated.