The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2272

Two botanical specimens

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 31 Dec 1839

Image size: h 21.5cm x w 18.1cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Mount: pink paper album page

Physical description: two top and one bottom corner cliooed; woven paper

Inscription: in ink, on page, recto: Photogenic drawing by Mr. Talbot of Lacock Abbey Wilts 1839; signed in ink, verso: H. F. Talbot 1839

Owner: Private

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2272

Two botanical specimens

Keywords: Botany

This image depicts the same arrangement as Schaaf 2023, 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).