The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1880

Statuette of Lot and His Daughters

Object details

Image size: h 7.5cm x w 9.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: white patches where chemical coating has not been applied in the upper left corner; trace of border along the bottom edge

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01081)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 1(150)

Collection: Talbot Collection

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This object is part of Schaaf no. 1880

Statuette of Lot and His Daughters

Keywords: sculpture

Statuette depicting a biblical scene (Genesis 19:30-38) of Lot and his daughters after they had fled to the mountains from Sodom. A spindlewood carving of the same motif is held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and is attributed to a follower of Leonard Kern.