Nicolaas Henneman with a step ladder and hammer, set against a backdrop, 9 Aug 1842
Nicolaas Henneman with a step ladder and hammer, set against a backdrop. This album page is shared with another print, 'Statuette of a boy reading and a classical urn with head of Medusa', shelfmark: MS. 21088 photogr. 4, item 20.
Written on the album page in pencil, the image is captioned "Nicholaas Henneman (one of Talbots assistants)".
The reverse of the album leaf is blank.
There is only one other known print of this image.
- Creation: 9 Aug 1842
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MS. 21088 photogr. 4, item 19
Biographical / Historical
Nicolaas Henneman (1813-1898) was Henry Fox Talbot's valet, photographic assistant and collaborator.
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 2682.
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: Print in album
Image dimensions: height 74mm x width 56mm
- 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)