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The Bridge of Orleans

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

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  • A work made of salted paper print.


June 1843


William Henry Fox Talbot
English, 1800–1877

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William Henry Fox Talbot


The Bridge of Orleans


England (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1843


Salted paper print


Image: 14.3 × 20.6 cm (5 11/16 × 8 1/8 in.); Paper: 15 × 20.6 cm (5 15/16 × 8 1/8 in.); Mount: 25.8 × 31.2 cm (10 3/16 × 12 5/16 in.)

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

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