The Too Faithful Tablotype
J Leech *
Photography, Technology, Gender
William H F Talbot
Shows two women inspecting a Talbotype whilst standing before a photographer and his photographic equipment. One of the women regards the Talbotype as the 'very image' of the other woman, but the latter thinks it has given her an 'enormous' nose and insists on seeing the plate.
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