The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3703

South Front of Lacock Abbey, towards Sharington's Tower

Object details

Created: Between 1 Nov 1839 and 30 Nov 1839

Image size: h 16.4cm x w 21.3cm

Paper size: h 17.7cm x w 21.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: Negative corners clipped; print corners clipped; top edge 21.0cm wide; left edge 16.2cm high

Inscription: Pencil, verso, upper right, b; pencil, verso, lower left, tr. Dec 16 ["tr" almost certainly means the date of "transfer" or the date the print was made - see Schaaf, "Records of the Dawn of Photography: Talbot's Notebooks P & Q", Cambridge, 1996]

Watermark: Joseph Burch London

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.0206.579

Collection: Photographic History Collection