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The Chess Players

A work made of salted paper print.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of salted paper print.

Date:

1847

Artist:

William Henry Fox Talbot
English, 1800–1877

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

William Henry Fox Talbot

Title

The Chess Players

Origin

England

Date

Made 1847

Medium

Salted paper print

Dimensions

19.3 × 14.5 cm (image); 19.5 × 14.8 cm (paper); 20.4 × 15.4 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1972.331

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