The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 2733

Place du Martroi in Orléans with the Cathedral in the distance

Object details

Alternate titles

TALBOT ALBUM No. 15 ("Partial Fill"); NMeM album with blue marbled cover

Created: 14 Jun 1843

Image size: h 16.3cm x w 21.5cm

Paper size: h 18.0cm x w 22.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: warm grey album paper

Physical description: negative corners clipped; print corners clipped; printed before the negative was trimmed

Inscription: title in ink on album page

Provenance:
Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-2533/19

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2733

Place du Martroi in Orléans with the Cathedral in the distance

Location: Orléans

Keywords: Orleans France

The view is from the Place du Martroi looking east. The roof of the church of Saint-Pierre du Martroi is in the mid foreground while the towers of the west facade of the cathedral of Sainte-Croix are on the horizon.