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Ancient Door, Magdalen College, Oxford

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

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  • A work made of salted paper print.


c. 1843


William Henry Fox Talbot
English, 1800–1877

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William Henry Fox Talbot


Ancient Door, Magdalen College, Oxford


England (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1838–1848


Salted paper print


Image: 7.3 × 6 cm (2 7/8 × 2 3/8 in.); Paper: 9.4 × 7.8 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/8 in.)

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

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