The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 1446

North aisle of the Louvre

Object details

Alternate titles

The Tuileries
TALBOT ALBUM No. 15 ("Partial Fill"); NMeM blue marbled album cover

Image size: h 15.8cm x w 20.4cm

Paper size: h 16.8cm x w 21.5cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: Warm grey paper album page

Physical description: Print corners clipped

Inscription: Title in ink on album page, "The Tuileries"

Provenance:
Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-2533/34

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1446

North aisle of the Louvre

Location: Paris

This photograph of the North aisle of the Louvre was taken from the Nantes hotel where Talbot stayed and is very similar to Schaaf no. 1930 discussed in a blog post by Édouard de Saint-Ours. The view was taken at a time when the Louvre was being joined with Tuileries explaining the inscription that goes with one of the prints. The Tuileries is in fact to the right of this particular view and can be seen in a panoramic view shown in the blog.