The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 1178

Flowering stem, Geranium

Object details

Alternate titles

TALBOT ALBUM No. 10; NMeM first of pair of "Lady Elisabeth" albums

Image size: h 22.7cm x w 18.9cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Contact

Mount: brown paper album page

Physical description: some fading along top and bottom edges of print

Inscription: pencil X recto

Watermark: J Whatman 1839

Provenance:
Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-0366/013

Collection: Science Museum Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1178

Flowering stem, Geranium

Keywords: Botany

The full Latin name for this plant is, Geranium robertianum (Geraniaceae). It has many common or garden names, such as, Herb-Robert, Red-Robin, Death Comes Quickly, Storksbill, Fox geranium, Stinking Bob and Squinter-pip.