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Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot Project

Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot Project

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Funded by:  AHRC

Main contact:  Professor Larry J Schaaf

Start date:  2000

End date:  2004

Subject areas:
History of Art - School of Culture and Creative Arts, College of Arts
Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) - School of Humanities, College of Arts

The Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot project has prepared a comprehensive edition of the nearly 10,000 letters to and from Talbot (1800-1877), the Wiltshire polymath best known for his invention of photography. Draft transcriptions of nearly all the letters were posted by September 2003 and these are now being further annotated and edited. he conception and editorial foundations of the project took place at the University of Glasgow between 1999 and 2004. Additional development and hosting is now undertaken by Knowledge Media Design, De Montfort University.

This project is now hosted by Knowledge Media Design, De Montfort University.