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William Henry Fox Talbot

Melbury, Dorset 1800 - Lacock, Wiltshire 1877
English scientist, inventor and photography pioneer
(Wikipedia)
Greta Berlin
1993

Chippenham /  William Henry Fox Talbot   Chippenham /  William Henry Fox Talbot

Description

Sculpture group depicting William Henry Fox Talbot making a photograph of a young girl with a greyhound.
Lacock, Talbot's birthplace, is a few miles from Chippenham.

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Inscription(s)

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT
1800-1877

father of modern photography and inventor
of the photographic negative in 1835
sculptor greta berlin
commissioned by the timberlaine properties plc
unveiled by anthony burnett-brown

Chippenham - William Henry Fox Talbot

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Berlin, Greta
  • Dog
  • Girl with dog
  • Inventor
  • Photographer
  • Statue
  • Talbot, William Henry Fox
  • Location (N 51°28'23" - W 2°7'25")

    Item Code: gbsw023; Photograph: 20 March 2019
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