The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Provisional record

View of Palermo, from Acqua Santa

Object details

Created: Between 1 Feb 1846 and 31 May 1846

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: vertical crease down middle of print, probably from when print was folded to send through the post; creases along print edges

Inscription: In pencil, in Rev. George Bridges’ hand, Palermo - from Acqua Santa - Why so awfily [sic] red - it was perfect - & most minutely distinct - coming from copying frame - but turned thus in warm water - it is rain water we have no other in motion - Will you, my Dear Sir, enlighten me on this front - ; The Most Dark

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: MS. WHF Talbot photogr. 8

Collection: William Henry Fox Talbot Archive Collection