Image size: h 14.8cm x w 14.3cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: card mount
Provenance:The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01237)
Owner: The British Library
Object owner number: Talbot Photo 2(724)
Collection: Talbot Collection
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Location: Lacock Abbey
The top row holds a bust of Minerva, a classical urn with a head of Medusa, a bust of the poet Matthew Prior, and a figurine of a child.
The middle row holds a bust of Venus (actually Susanna), a full-figure portrait of Shakespeare, "Eve at the Fountain" by Baily, a bust of Napoleon, and a bust of Antinous.
The bottom row holds a figurine of a woman, a bust of a child, the Apollo Belvedere, a headless Venus, a Venus Pudica, a bust of child, and a figurine of a woman.
The photograh was taken out of doors as the facade of Lacock Abbey is just visible, glimpsed behind the top of the dark backdrop.
Classical statuettes on three sh...