The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3298

45. Taormina - The Amphitheatre

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An artist sketching at the the Antique Greek amphitheatre of Taormina, Sicily

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 20 May 1848

Image size: h 16.8cm x w 21.4cm

Paper size: h 19.6cm x w 24.0cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: some staining

Inscription: title and signature inscribed in the lower corners of the negative

Kath Burnett Brown purchase 23.5.1967

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 67.172.40

Collection: Photographic History Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3298

45. Taormina - The Amphitheatre

Location: Sicily

Keywords: Italy Ruin

There is an artist sketching with a companion seated nearby.