Image size: h 9.1cm x w 8.2cm
Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera
Physical description: waxed
Provenance:Matilda Talbot 1934
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Object owner number: 1937-4438
Collection: Science Museum Collection
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The ornate frame is decorated with acanthus leaves and is surmounted by a bird. The frame contains an advertisement for its maker, the eminent wood-carver, William Gibbs Rogers (1792-1875). The frame seems to have been made (fecit) in 1847.
Rogers exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851.