The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2966

Street scene with Swansea Castle

Object details

Image size: h 15.5cm x w 19.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: ruled edge mount

Inscription: in ink, verso: In Swansea ; Patent Talbotype or Sun Pictures stamp on verso

Harrison D. Horblit (HH1849)

Owner: Houghton Library, Harvard University

Object owner number: Horblit TypPr 805.J467.019 Sc1

Collection: Harrison D. Horblit Collection Of Early Photography

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2966

Street scene with Swansea Castle

Location: Swansea

Keywords: Wales Shop

View toward the castle tower over a square in Swansea. W. Sibbering grocer shop, where the meetings of the Swansea Philosophical Society were held, can be seen across the square. The clock on the tower is at 2:00pm.



Schaaf, L. J. 2006.  Catalogue Fifteen. Sun Pictures. From Talbot to Turner. Hans P. Kraus, JR., New York