The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2023

Two botanical specimens

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 31 Dec 1839

Image size: h 20.5cm x w 17.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Mount: album page

Physical description: irregularly cut to a rounded top; bottom corners clipped

Watermark: J Whatman 183 [?]

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01613; LA2100 NB2)
Lacock Abbey, Talbot Album No. 8

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 10(42)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2023

Two botanical specimens

Keywords: Botany

The flowering stem on the left is likely to be Heliophila as identified by Talbot in Schaaf no. 2246

The specimen on the right is Spikemoss. Latin name, Selaginella (Selaginellaceae).

Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)