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Negative paper contact of a leaf, n.d. [c.1838-1842]

Dep. d. 996, fol. 7

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This probably shows the upper surface of a leaf of Tanacetum species (Asteraceae). Otherwise known as the aster family, or tansies.

Bottom right corner clipped.


  • Creation: n.d. [c.1838-1842]


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Dep. d. 996, fol. 7

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 4641.

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Physical Facet

Artifact type: Negative; Process type: Photogenic Drawing; Type: Loose print


Image dimensions: height 159mm x width 74mm

Repository Details

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