• The Miller-Plummer Collection  auction at Christies

    Sale 2279

    The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 533

    WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)

    Sun Pictures in Scotland

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    WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT (1800-1877)
    Sun Pictures in Scotland
    London, 1845. 23 calotypes, bound into a large 4to volume; each with plate number (on the mount); varying sizes from 6 3/8 x 7¾in. (16.1 x 19.8cm.) to 3¼ x 4½in. (8.5 x 10.7cm.); inscribed 'Burdett-Coutts..., 1913' and 'The first Discovery of the Art' in ink, stamped 'A Tarrant, Binder, Great Queen Street' and Burdett-Coutts collection label, bearing the family initials and coat-of-arms, affixed (on the front pastedown); 'Notice to the Reader' bound (in front endpaper); inscribed '...Burdett-Coutts..., 1913' in ink (on the title page)


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