The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 4271

Portrait of Edward Anthony

Object details

Created: Between 1 Feb 1847 and 28 Feb 1847

Image size: h 8.6cm x w 6.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: bottom edge is 6.5 cm wide

Owner: Private

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 4271

Portrait of Edward Anthony

Edward Anthony (1819–1888) was an American photographer and one of the founders of E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, which became the largest manufacturer and distributor of photographic supplies in the United States during the 19th century. Anthony corresponded with Talbot to discuss the possibility taking put a patent to practice Talbot’s photographic process in America.

Transcripts of Anthony’s letters to Talbot written in 1846 and 1847 can be found at the The Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot website.