Possibly a portrait of Ela, Talbot's eldest daughter, 1844
Portrait of a girl, originally assumed to be Henry Fox Talbot's second daughter, Rosamund Constance, but now more commonly identified as his eldest daughter, Ela Theresa Talbot.
On the verso, written in pencil, is "One of the daughters of Talbot (Rosamund".
- Creation: 1844
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MS. 21088 photogr. 1/5
Biographical / Historical
Ela Theresa Talbot (1836-1893) was the first child of Henry Fox Talbot and Constance Talbot [née Mundy].
Rosamond Constance Talbot (1837-1906) was the second child of Henry Fox Talbot and Constance Talbot [née Mundy].
Other Finding Aids
See also the Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, a detailed inventory of Talbot photographs located around the world. The Catalogue Raisonné is organised by Schaaf number. The Schaaf number for this item is Schaaf 816.
Existence and Location of Copies
A digital surrogate for this item is available in Digital Bodleian.
Artifact type: Salted Paper Print; Process type: Calotype; Type: Loose print
Image dimensions: height 105mm x width 87mm
- From the Collection: Gaisford | Henrietta Horatia Maria | 1810–1851 | née Feilding (Person)
- From the Collection: Talbot | William Henry Fox | 1800-1877 | MP, pioneer of photography (Person)