The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1926

The Seine at Rouen

Object details

Image size: h 16.1cm x w 16.6cm

Paper size: h 18.6cm x w 22.7cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Inscription: in pencil along the edge: Post Office window 1/4 03 xx

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01064)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 2(475)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1926

The Seine at Rouen

Location: Rouen

Keywords: River France

Slight movement of the ships during the long photographic exposure has led to their masts appearing slightly blurred, while stationary items, like the barrels waiting at the quayside, are in sharp focus.

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