The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 4765

Portrait of Sir David Brewster

Object details

Created: 18 Nov 1849

Image size: h 21.0cm x w 16.5cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: irregular trim

Inscription: in ink, verso, fix by N Henneman and as he suposes [sic] it is fix [underlined] to all eternity if kept in a dry place _ ____ Novbr 18-1849; in pencil, verso, Sir David Brewster 4

Victoria & Albert Museum, 2017
National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017
Royal Photographic Society, number 025290

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS.292-2017

Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 4765

Portrait of Sir David Brewster

Keywords: Spectacles; Backdrop;Table;Chair;Book

This studio portrait photograph was reproduced as a wood engraving in the ""Illustrated London News" (10th August 1850).

It was also engraved by W. H. Mote for the frontispiece to "The Year-Book of Facts in Science and Art" of 1849.

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