The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2919

6. Maltese Boat Ashore

Object details

Alternate titles

6. Malta; Boat with Eye on ye Prow

Image size: h 15.6cm x w 20.6cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: Page of the Fox Talbot Museum album no. 1, with ruled edge

Inscription: in ink, on print, lower left, Malta; in ink, on mount, Malta Rev. C. Jones

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00609)
Fox Talbot Museum notebook no. 1
Talbot's 1852 Royal Society of Arts album, 1841-1846

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 16(16)

Collection: Talbot 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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