The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 2271

Graminacea.

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 15 Aug 1839

Image size: h 20.7cm x w 16.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Physical description: mark where print was folded; two right corners clipped

Inscription: H.F. Talbot 1839 in ink by Talbot, verso; Quarta Spedizione ricevuta pel mezzo del Ministro Inglese di Firenze senza lettera di accompagnamento in ink along the top of the album page by Bertoloni; Graminacea in ink along the bottom of the album page by Bertoloni

Watermark: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1838

Provenance:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, February 1936
Mario Galanti, Paris, France
Antonio Bertoloni Album (3rd group), p. 22, Bologna, Italy

Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Object owner number: 36.37(24)

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2271

Graminacea.

Keywords: botanical

A botanical specimen of a grass.