The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 2279

Crape

Object details

Alternate titles

Pezzetto di velo

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 15 Aug 1839

Image size: h 9.6cm x w 11.4cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Inscription: Crape H.F.T. in ink by Talbot, verso; Pezzetto di velo in ink on album page by Bertoloni

Provenance:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, February 1936
Mario Galanti, Paris, France
Antonio Bertoloni Album (2nd group), p. 13, Bologna, Italy

Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Object owner number: 36.37(15)

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2279

Crape

Crape is a piece of black silk for mourning clothes, translation from Italian suggests its was a veil.