William Henry Fox Talbot


1840 to 1842

Cameras used by Talbot 

Cameras used by Talbot  -  1840 to 1842

  Reproduced from the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television collection,
by courtesy of the Science and Society Picture Library.   Click here for link to web site.


1840 - 1842

These cameras were used by Talbot around the time that he discovered his Calotype (or Tablotype) process.  They are more sophisticated than the early small wooden box cameras that he used in the 1830s.



William Henry Fox Talbot

Discovery of Photography

Life in England

Connections with Edinbrugh


Photos, Sketches and Engravings

Pencil of Nature