The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2507

The Footman

Object details

Created: 14 Oct 1840

Image size: h 16.2cm x w 20.9cm

Paper size: h 18.5cm x w 22.5cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: folded; corners of the negative clipped

Inscription: in ink, verso: done in 3 minutes H.F. Talbot 1840

Watermark: J Whatman 1840

Helmut and Alison Gernsheim
Dr E. Weil
Sotheby's, 4 March 1958 (lot 447)
Sir John Herschel

Owner: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas

Object owner number: 964:0054:0006

Collection: Gernsheim Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2507

The Footman

Listed in Fox Talbot Museum negative list as, footman (2) at carriage door 3' large

[Footman (2) at carriage door, 3 minute exposure, large camera]