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LL/18324
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Leaf of a Plant 
[The Pencil of Nature, Part 2, pl. 7] 
1844 (published) 
Calotype 
Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc. 
Taken from the reproductions in Larry J. Schaaf, H. Fox Talbot's The Pencil of Nature; Anniversary Facsimile (New York: Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Inc., 1989). The originals selected for this publication were the best single examples available for each plate. Not to be reproduced without permission of H.P. Kraus, Jr. 
  

  
LL/41166
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Botanical specimen 
1835-1836 (ca) 
Photogenic drawing negative 
16.1 x 10 cm 
Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
Anonymous gift 
  

  
LL/40624
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Bromus Maximus, Genoa - Bromus scaberrimus 
[Album di disegni fotogenici - The Bertoloni Album, Leaf 8 Recto] 
1839 
Photogenic drawing 
22.5 x 18.8 cm (8 7/8 x 7 3/8 ins), irregularly trimmed 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936 (36.37.3) 
  

  
LL/6302
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Wrack 
[Album di disegni fotogenici - The Bertoloni Album, Leaf 29 Recto] 
1839 
Salted paper print 
22 x 17.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/8 in) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936 (36.37.20) 
  

  
LL/39607
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Heather, Erica mutabilis 
1839, March 
Photogenic drawing 
Museum of the History of Science 

  
LL/25975
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Wild Fennel 
1841-1842 
Salted paper print 
7 3/8 x 9 in (18.7 x 22.7 cm) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Saul Gift, Accession Number: 2005.100.260 
  

  
LL/40604
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
[Dandelion Seeds] 
1858 (or later) 
Photogravure (photoglyphic engraving from a copper plate) 
10.5 x 7.6 cm (4 1/8 x 3 ins) (image) 12.5 x 9.4 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 ins) (plate) 15.1 x 11.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 7/16 ins) (sheet) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Rogers Fund, 2004, Accession Number: 2004.111 
  

  
LL/40605
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
[Dandelion Seeds] (Detail) 
1858 (or later) 
Photogravure (photoglyphic engraving from a copper plate), Detail 
10.5 x 7.6 cm (4 1/8 x 3 ins) (image) 12.5 x 9.4 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 ins) (plate) 15.1 x 11.3 cm (5 15/16 x 4 7/16 ins) (sheet) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Rogers Fund, 2004, Accession Number: 2004.111 
  

  
LL/7514
ThumbnailHenry Fox Talbot 
Oak Tree in Winter 
1841 
Salt print 
7 5/8 x 6 9/16 in 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
The J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XM.893.1) 
  
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LL/39311
ThumbnailJoseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey 
261. Paris. 1841. Etude de plantes. 
1841 
Daguerreotype 
7 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins (19 x 19 cm) 
Christie's - New York 
Christies - NY (Sale: 2396, Lot: 3 - Oct 7, 2010 - A Historic Photographic Grand Tour: Important Daguerreotypes by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey) 
  
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LL/39315
ThumbnailJoseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey 
230. Assouan. P. Datiers. 
1843-1844 
Daguerreotype 
3 1/2 x 3 1/8 in (9 x 8 cm) 
Christie's - New York 
Christies - NY (Sale: 2396, Lot: 49 - Oct 7, 2010 - A Historic Photographic Grand Tour: Important Daguerreotypes by Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey) 
  
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LL/39620
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Title page for Anna Atkins "Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions" 
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions] 
1843-1853 (published) 
Cyanotype, cropped 
New York Public Library 
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419632 
  
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LL/39578
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Introduction to "Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions", Part I 
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part I] 
1843, October (Part I) 
Cyanotype 
New York Public Library 
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419691 
  
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LL/6473
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Study of algae 
1844 (ca) 
Cyanotype 
British Library 
© British Library 
  
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LL/39585
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Furcellaria fastigiata 
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IV (Version 1)] 
1844 (ca) 
Cyanotype 
New York Public Library 
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419636 
  
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LL/39591
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Gelidium rostratum 
[Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions. Part IX] 
1848, November - 1849, June 
Cyanotype 
New York Public Library 
Courtesy of The New York Public Library www.nypl.org, Image ID: 419635 
  
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LL/6770
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Title page from "British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns" 
1852 (ca) 
Cyanotype 
35 x 25 cm 
Victoria and Albert Museum 
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Ph.379-1981) 
  
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LL/39618
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Papaver Orientale [Poppy] 
[Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Flowering Plants and Ferns] 
1852-1854 
Cyanotype 
Victoria and Albert Museum 
Museum number: PH.381-1981 
  
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LL/6712
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Polypodium crenatum, Norway 
1854 
Cyanotype 
32.9 x 23.6 cm 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada 
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada (no. 19712), Purchased 1983 
  
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LL/6301
ThumbnailAnna Atkins 
Equisetum sylvaticum [collaboration between Anna Atkins and Anne Dixon] 
[In her book "Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns" (ca. 1860)] 
1853 
Cyanotype 
10 x 7 7/8 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
© J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XO.227.45) 
  

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