The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2229

Botanical specimens

Object details

Image size: h 11.1cm x w 12.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative

Physical description: Cut to irregular shape; brown stains on back

Inscription: Pencil, verso; w/hypo March 6 fx [fixed with hyposulfite of soda on March 6]

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.0206.248

Collection: Photographic History Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2229

Botanical specimens

Keywords: Botany

This seems to show the leaves of four different members of the Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae) family, which is a large family comprising mostly of aromatic flowering plants, including the likes of celery, carrot, parsley, caraway, dill and fennel.