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From the Life - John Frederick Goddard instructs Nicolaas Henneman and Charles Porter, 8 Apr 1842

MS. 21088 photogr. 1/19

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A group portrait posed against a pale backdrop, showing John Frederick Goddard instructing Nicolaas Henneman and Charles Porter.

On the verso, written in pencil, is "Probably Talbot's assistants".


  • 8 Apr 1842


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Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 1/19

Biographical / Historical

John Frederick Goddard (1795-1866) was a chemist and photographer.

Nicolaas Henneman (1813-1898) was Henry Fox Talbot's valet, photographic assistant and collaborator.

Charles Porter (1797-1877) was a clergyman and attended Cambridge as a student with Talbot.

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 2641.

Physical Facet

J Whatman 1841 paper. Surface has slick glossy coating.


Image dimensions: width 225mm x height 189mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom