The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2365

Tabletop laden with various objects, taken with a Camera Obscura

Object details

Created: 21 Mar 1840

Image size: h 17.3cm x w 22.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: irregular edges with one bottom corner clipped; trimmed into the image; faded strip down the centre of the print

Inscription: in ink, verso, C. Obsc. H.F.Talbot 21 March 1840; date inscribed in the negative, 21 March/40 [21 March 1840]

Talbot gift 1840

Owner: Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Object owner number: 5.e.29 (1840) f 16