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Water Damaged Pencil of Nature — Plate IV

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Water Damaged Pencil of Nature — Plate IV
2014
Metallic chromogenic print face mounted to acrylic
Image size: 570 x 850 mm
Edition of 3 (+AP) | $POA
Hi-Res click here

Greetings friends of Petlamb

Welcome to December's photo of the month — Water Damaged Pencil of Nature — Plate IV.

William Henry Fox Talbot's original Plate IV from Pencil of Nature is an image called Articles of Glass. It depicts three shelves showcasing various shaped glass goblets and decanters. It is a very formal image and Fox Talbot describes the work thus:

The photogenic images of glass articles impress the sensitive paper with a very peculiar touch...

He then goes on to describe the limitations of this "new" process due to the varying sensitivities of the process to different wavelengths of light.

If you want more info regarding this series check out my current work page by clicking here.

If you want a closer look, you can check out the intricate detail by visiting the high-res version here.

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