The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2329

Bust of a man

Object details

Created: 7 Jan 1840

Image size: h 18.2cm x w 10.8cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: 10.7 cm wide at the bottom; 18.1 cm high on the left

Inscription: in pencil verso, upper right: Jan.7./40 ; upper left: 45?[sic]; in pencil recto: W.30

Matilda Talbot (1871-1958), 28 March 1928

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 3864.28

Collection: Photographic History Collection

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This object is part of Schaaf no. 2329

Bust of a man

Keywords: Sculpture

Intensified view of the image reveal an image of a bust a man with a collar and possibly tied hair.