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   Talbot
   William Henry Fox
   W. H. F. T. ; Fox Talbot
   in 1832 w. Constance Talbot, born Mundy (1811-1880) of Markeaton in Derbyshire
   
   1800 in Lacock Abbey, near Chippenham, Wiltshire,
   1877
   in Lacock village, buried there along with his wife, and children
   only child of William Davenport Talbot (1764-1800) of Lacock Abbey near Chippenham, Wiltshire
   mother: Lady Elisabeth Theresa Fox Strangways (1773-1846), daughter of the 2nd Earl of Ilchester
   tutored by his mother; schooling at Rottingdean, Harrow School & studies at Trinity College, Cambridge; grad. as 12th wrangler in 1821; M.A. in 1825
   United Kingdom
   The Pencil of Nature (1844) ;
    Royal Society of London (papers 1822-76) ; Rumford Medal 1842 ; Member of Parliament for Chippenham 1832-35 when he retired from Parliament
   scientist & photographer John Herschel ;
   inventor & photography pioneer who invented the calotype process; esp. on photo-mechanical reproduction & photo-gravure; also micro-photography
   www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/results.asp?search=1&screenwidth=1738&pixperpage=50&searchtxtkeys=Talbot
   British Library: Papers of W.H.F.T., Add MS 88942: hviewer.bl.uk/IamsHViewer/FindingAidHandler.ashx?recordid=032-002188938
   AKL ; DNB 55 1898; H. J. P. Arnold: WHFT. Pioneer of Photography & Man of Science 1977; Mike Weaver: WHFT Selected Texts & Bibliography (1993); Larry Schaaf: The Photographic Art of WHFT 2000; P. Geimer in G. Dürbeck(ed.): Natur der Wahrnehmung 2001: 135-52; Thomas 1997 ; G. Buckland: Fox T 1980: 17f.; Costa & Jardi ; Kemp 2006: 264-5; Mirjam Brusius et al (eds.): W.H.F.T.: Beyond Photography (Yale Center for British Art -Studies in British Art), New Haven 2013; Christopher Date & Anthony Hamberg: The origins of photography at the British Museum. 1839-1860, in: History of Photography 14 (1990): 309-325, esp. pp. 311-6;
   cf. also www.photograms.org/chapter02.html and Corey Keller (ed.) Brought to Light. Photography and the Invisible 1840-1900, 2009: figs. 1-3; for Talbot's biography, cf. http://foxtalbot.dmu.ac.uk/talbot/biography.html, for his correspondence see http://foxtalbot.dmu.ac.uk/letters/letters.html ; cf. furthermore var. links & further lit. in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Fox_Talbot;
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