The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Provisional record

Villa of Diomedes, Pompeii

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 it was folded to send in the post

Inscription: in pencil, in Calvert Richard Jones’ hand, Villa of Diomedes - Pompeii / Why so red? Sometimes the copies change for the better after a few days exposure to sun & air - should it be so?

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: MS. WHF Talbot photogr. 9

Collection: William Henry Fox Talbot Archive Collection