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Document number: 6710
Date: 07 Dec 1852
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: HENNEMAN Nicolaas
Collection: National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Collection number: 1937-5362
Collection 2: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number 2 historic: Acc no 20903 (envelope only)
Last updated: 11th October 2014

[the letter is in the NMeM and its envelope in the BL]

122 Regent St <1>
7 December 1852


I supose you have received a circular from the Society for Arts about the Exhibition of Photographic Art <2>, and as I understand that the main object is to see wether improvements have been made sints your invention was first brought out, I shall feel greatly Obliged if you would let me have some of the best negatives, so that I may make some possetives from them, please to select the oldest

Your Obedient Servant
N. Henneman

P.S. I think a letter from you to them about the shortnes of notice, and the time of the year for such a interesting exhibition would perhaps induce them to defer it to next summer

H.F. Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey

[flap dry embossed:]
Henneman & Co. Photographers on Paper to the Queen 122 Regent Street


1. 122 Regent Street, London: base of Nicolaas Hennemans’ Talbotype or Sun Picture Rooms, later the firm of Henneman & Malone, photographers to the Queen.

2. See Doc. Nos. 06709 and 06712.

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