Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs
William Henry Fox Talbot (English, 1800-1877). Stable roofline, northeast courtyard, Lacock Abbey, September 1840. Salt print from a calotype negative, 8.0 x 8.2 cm Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock Abbey. A new exhibition of photographs juxtaposes the work of its inventor William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877) with the contemporary work of Hiroshi Sugimoto, Abelardo Morell, and Mike Robinson. Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper will be on view at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs from March 2 through May 10, 2019. The exhibition, which pays tribute to Talbot’s beloved ancestral home in Wiltshire, features
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