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William Henry Fox Talbot

(1800—1877) pioneer of photography


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(1800–77).

Pioneer of photography. A prosperous country gentleman from Lacock abbey (Wilts.), Talbot went to Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge. An amateur scientist, in 1833 he began experiments to see ...

Subjects: photography and photographs — British history.


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