The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 141

Breakfast table set for tea

Object details

Alternate titles

"His breakfast table"

Created: Between 1 Jan 1840 and 14 Jun 1846

Image size: h 10.8cm x w 20.1cm

Paper size: h 13.5cm x w 22.1cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: folded in thirds, possibly for posting in the mail; bottom only of negative

Inscription: in ink, verso, "H. F. Talbot his breakfast table"

John Dillwyn Llewelyn Collection

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: Dep. d. 996, fol. 25r

Collection: Loan Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 141

Breakfast table set for tea

All of the prints attached to this record are made from the same negative (held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles), but both sides of the negative were printed which means that some of the images are reversed.