The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3218

210. Combe Martin Bay; joins 211 at X

Object details

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 23 Oct 1847

Image size: h 22.3cm x w 17.5cm

Paper size: h 22.6cm x w 18.5cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: sky opaqued or inked out; on Patent Talbotype paper; paper tabs attached to bottom edge, verso

Inscription: looped pencil X in each corner, recto; title inscribed, verso; pencil A [denotes good quality]; in pencil, recto, 33 1/3

Victoria & Albert Museum, 2017
National Science and Media Museum, 2003 to 2017
Royal Photographic Society, number 025301

Owner: Victoria and Albert Museum

Object owner number: RPS.303-2017

Collection: Royal Photographic Society Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3218

210. Combe Martin Bay; joins 211 at X

Location: Devon

Keywords: Geology Landscape Panorama

A woman wearing a bonnet is seated in the lower corner, face obscured as she looks out towards the view. The white line curved across the opposite corner is probably caused by a crack in cover glass.

This image joins with Schaaf number 3219 to form a panorama.