Negative paper contact of a botanical specimen 'Pteris Cretica' possibly by William Henry Fox Talbot, 1839
A variant of this photogenic drawing, dated 21 Mar 1839, has also been attributed to Nicholas Henneman.
- Creation: 1839
Language of Materials
- No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Dep. d. 996, fol. 10
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 4190.
Existence and Location of Copies
A digital surrogate for this item is available in Digital Bodleian.
Watermarked: 'London Joseph Burch'.
Artifact type: Negative; Process type: Photogenic Drawing; Type: Loose print
Image dimensions: height 214mm x width 173mm
- From the Collection: Talbot | William Henry Fox | 1800-1877 | MP, pioneer of photography (Person)