The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1050

King's College, Cambridge

Object details

Image size: h 15.4cm x w 19.5cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: album page, plate 58

Physical description: from a bound volume, "Talbotypes Taken in 1843"

Inscription: title from contents page, "West Front of Kings College, Cambridge"

Victoria & Albert Museum, 2017
National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017
Royal Photographic Society, number 025058
Royal Photographic Society V.42-58

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS.269:58.2017

Collection: Royal Photographic Society 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.