The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2919

6. Maltese Boat Ashore

Object details

Created: Between 1 Nov 1845 and 13 Feb 1846

Image size: h 15.5cm x w 20.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Inscription: 49 in pencil, bottom left corner, verso; 6 in pencil, top right, verso

Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-1947

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2919

6. Maltese Boat Ashore

Keywords: Malta

A traditional Maltese fishing boat, known as a Luzzu , or Firilla, with a decorated bow including a pair of eyes, stood ashore by a wall.

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