This is the first exhibition in this country dedicated to salted paper prints, the earliest form of photography, showing a collection of beautiful moments of nineteenth century life. As I originally come from a town close to Lacock in Wiltshire, I was aware of Henry Fox Talbot and his contribution to the birth of photography, but it was such a pleasure to see not only his prints but those of other pioneers in the art...
|The Study of China (1844) Henry Fox Talbot|
|Newhaven Fishermen (1845) D O Hill and R Adamson|
|Ox Cart, Brittany (1857) Paul Marès|
|Mariette (1855) Nadar|
|Margaret and Mary Cavendish (1843-48) D O Hill and R Adamson|
For further information and tickets to Salt and Silver, see here.
To take a photographic course in Lacock, using the pioneering processes, see here.