The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2337

Wings of a fly

Object details

Created: 14 Jan 1840

Image size: h 6.7cm x w 10.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: two opposite corners clipped

Inscription: in pencil verso: Janry 14/40 [twice] R Sept. 23d

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00404)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 3(3)

Collection: Talbot Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2337

Wings of a fly

Keywords: Biology

Probably wings of a Lantern fly as viewed in a Solar Microscope - for an example, see Schaaf no. 1485.

Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)

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