The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2236

Stems of plants

Object details

Created: 16 Mar 1839

Image size: h 16.2cm x w 13.2cm

Physical description: highly irregular trim with no straight edges; uneven chemical coating

Inscription: in pencil, verso; W / 1/2 Iod / W March 16; in ink, verso, fx

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.0206.031

Collection: Photographic History Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2236

Stems of plants

Keywords: Botany

This seems to show the leaves of 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.