- Article written by: The British Library
- Published: 19 Oct 2016
Invention of photography – Talbot, 'An oak tree in winter'
The British inventor of photography, William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), produced his first ‘photogenic drawings’ in 1834 and in the following year made his first camera negative.View images from this item (3)
Nicolaas Henneman asleep, 1844-45
Talbot’s manservant Nicolaas Henneman was frequently photographed by him in the early 1840s.View images from this item (2)
The interior of the Tuncum, Madurai, South India, 1868 by Lyon
This view was taken by the professional photographer E. D. Lyon while employed by the Government of Madras to record the architecture of Southern India, a project which lasted several months.View images from this item (2)
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