The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 2306

Botanical specimen, Fuco

Object details

Alternate titles

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Created: Between 1 Apr 1839 and 30 Apr 1839

Image size: h 22.0cm x w 17.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Physical description: irregularly trimmed

Inscription: H.F. Talbot in ink by Talbot, verso; Fuco in ink on album page by Bertoloni

Watermark: Joseph Burch London

Provenance:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, February 1936
Mario Galanti, Paris, France
Antonio Bertoloni Album (3rd group), p. 23, Bologna, Italy

Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Object owner number: 36.37(25)

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2306

Botanical specimen, Fuco

Keywords: Botany

This shows a filmy fern (Hymenophyllaceae) with sporangia.