The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2876

Ship aground

Object details

Image size: h 17.3cm x w 22.2cm

Paper size: h 18.6cm x w 22.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: curve of cracked glass, lower right; paper tab visible along the bottom edge; section of the bottom right corner torn away

Inscription: ruled pencil lines along the edges, recto; LA3060 in ink recto

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (LA3060; 00258)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 1(239)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2876

Ship aground

Keywords: Ships Harbour Brig

A rocky shore is visible in the foreground along with a small boat by the ship and a ladder leaning against a side of the ship. Houses and sheds can be seen in the background. Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)