Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey—the seeming incongruity of the Photography Museum in the outbuildings of an ancient ... More
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey—the seeming incongruity of the Photography Museum in the outbuildings of an ancient stately home is explained by the fact that a later Talbot, William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77), a pioneering photographer, took one of the very first photographs ever (of a window in the Abbey—you can see it in the museum) and invented the modern photographic negative. The museum offers a fascinating insight into the history of photography. Directions: 3 miles south of Chippenham off the A350, approx 12 miles from Bath.
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