The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2245

1. Aglio, 2. Cestro, 3. Poa

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 30 Jun 1839

Image size: h 20.9cm x w 16.8cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Inscription: H.F. Talbot photogr. 1839 in ink by Talbot; plants numbered in ink recto, probably by Bertoloni; 1. Aglio. 2. Cestro. 3. Poa. in ink on album page by Bertoloni

Watermark: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1838

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, February 1936
Mario Galanti, Paris, France
Antonio Bertoloni Album (1st group) p. 5, Bologna, Italy

Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Object owner number: 36.37(6)

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2245

1. Aglio, 2. Cestro, 3. Poa

Keywords: Botany

Clockwise from top left, these plant specimens are as follows...

Inflorescence of Poa species (Poaceae), a type of grass. Inflorescence of Allium species (Amaryllidaceae). Inflorescence of Cestrum species (Solanaceae).

This image is related to Schaaf number 2261.