The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3222

220. Ilfracombe from Capstan Hill

Object details

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 23 Oct 1847

Image size: h 18.7cm x w 22.6cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: waxed; sky has been inked or opaqued out; fingerprints; bottom edge is ragged, or deckled

Inscription: title inscribed along bottom edge; also inscribed along bottom edge, joins 221 at X [219 crossed out]; in ink, middle of bottom edge, capital letter, A [possible reference to image or print quality]; blue ink 'Patent Talbotype' stamp, verso; in pencil along side edge, 33 1/2; looped pencil X in each corner

Owner: Private

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3222

220. Ilfracombe from Capstan Hill

Location: Ilfracombe

Keywords: Landscape

A young man wearing a cap is seated in the middle distance, looking away from the camera, out towards the view.

This image joins with Schaaf number 3223 to form a panorama.