The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 4765

Portrait of Sir David Brewster

Object details

Created: 18 Nov 1849

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: cased image; facial features, clothing and background re-touched

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: Ms. WHF Talbot photogr. 20

Collection: Archive Of William Henry Fox Talbot And The Talbot Family

This object is part of Schaaf no. 4765

Portrait of Sir David Brewster

Keywords: Spectacles; Backdrop;Table;Chair;Book

This studio portrait photograph was reproduced as a wood engraving in the ""Illustrated London News" (10th August 1850).

It was also engraved by W. H. Mote for the frontispiece to "The Year-Book of Facts in Science and Art" of 1849.

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