The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1050

King's College, Cambridge

Object details

Image size: h 15.5cm x w 19.3cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: waxed; bottom corner torn, missing

Inscription: in red pencil, verso, 132

Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-2277

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1050

King's College, Cambridge

Location: Cambridge

The man in the top hat, leaning against the wall near the college entrance gate, gives an idea of the scale of the building. The awnings of shops across the street from the college can be glimpsed through the open gate.