The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2628

Melbury House, Dorset

Object details

Created: 24 Dec 1841

Image size: h 14.5cm x w 20.0cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: two pin-holes top left, possibly from securing more than one sheet of paper together; in ink, capital letter 'i' (or a roman numeral) in striped label, top right

Inscription: in pencil, lower right, 24 Decr 1841 [Christmas Eve, 1841]

Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-1592

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2628

Melbury House, Dorset

Location: Melbury House

Melbury was one of the Fox Strangways family homes. It was also where Henry Talbot was born.

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