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Oriel Window, Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

The window which William Henry Fox Talbot photographed in August 1835; his first successful photograph, using the camera and chemical process he invented and which was developed to form the basis of modern chemical-process photography. www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1997.382.1

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Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire

Although some scenes from the Harry Potter films were recorded in the abbey, the terracotta figures in the main hall have nothing to do with the films. They were commissioned by John Ivory Talbot in 1754. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-lacockabbeyvillage

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