The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2331

Leaf of a fern on "W. paper"

Object details

Created: 8 Jan 1840

Image size: h 7.5cm x w 7.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative

Physical description: faded; irregular shape; cut to rough arched top

Inscription: in pencil, verso, Jan. 8/40 W. paper; in pencil, 20? [8 January 1840]; trace of pencil rule line, recto

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.206.161

Collection: Photographic History Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2331

Leaf of a fern on "W. paper"

Keywords: Botany

Part of a frond of Adiantum species (Pteridaceae), otherwise known as, Maidenhair fern.

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