The very first photgraph that has a human as its main subject. Taken 1840 by William Henry Fox Talbot - the inventor of the negative/positive photographic process.

The very first photgraph that has a human as its main subject. Taken 1840 by William Henry Fox Talbot - the inventor of the negative/positive photographic process.

William Henry Fox Talbot is widely recognised as the inventor of modern photography. This view of Loch Katrine was published in 1845 as one of the illustrations for 'Sun Pictures in Scotland'. Inspired by the writings of Sir Walter Scott, this was one of the very first photographically illustrated books.

William Henry Fox Talbot is widely recognised as the inventor of modern photography. This view of Loch Katrine was published in 1845 as one of the illustrations for 'Sun Pictures in Scotland'. Inspired by the writings of Sir Walter Scott, this was one of the very first photographically illustrated books.

William Henry Fox Talbot - Statuette: Eve at the Fountain by E.H. Baily, c.1842.  … via the Nation Gallery of Canada

William Henry Fox Talbot - Statuette: Eve at the Fountain by E.H. Baily, c.1842. … via the Nation Gallery of Canada

William Henry Fox Talbot 'The Bridge of Sighs, St. John's College, Cambridge, 1845'

William Henry Fox Talbot 'The Bridge of Sighs, St. John's College, Cambridge, 1845'

William Henry Fox Talbot (England, 1800–1877)  Untitled (statuary). 1846  Salted paper print from calotype paper negative  8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. image size  Henry Art Gallery, Monsen Study Collection of Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot (England, 1800–1877) Untitled (statuary). 1846 Salted paper print from calotype paper negative 8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. image size Henry Art Gallery, Monsen Study Collection of Photography

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT. Botanical Specimen, 1839. Photogenic drawing. Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England.

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT. Botanical Specimen, 1839. Photogenic drawing. Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England.

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