The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2284

Botanical specimens: Aglio, Cestro, Poa

Object details

Created: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 31 Dec 1839

Image size: h 22.4cm x w 17.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Mount: album page

Physical description: corners clipped

Inscription: in ink verso: H.F. Talbot 1839

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01579; LA2066 FTM NB2)
Lacock Abbey, Talbot Album No. 8

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot 10(8)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2284

Botanical specimens: Aglio, Cestro, Poa

Keywords: Botanical

This arrangement is almost identical to Schaaf no. 2245 and Schaaf no. 2261. Dr. Stephen Harris, the Curator of the Oxford University Herbaria, has identified the plants as follows:

Inflorescence of Poa species (Poaceae); inflorescence of Allium species (Amaryllidaceae); inflorescence of Cestrum species (Solanaceae) [clockwise from left)