Image size: h 20.9cm x w 14.1cm
Paper size: h 27.5cm x w 22.3cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Physical description: top corners of negative clipped; paper is heavier than usual; stationer's stamp bottom right corner, with crown, "Bristol Board"
Inscription: pencil X recto; label, verso, Patent Talbotype or Sun Pictures
Watermark: Tassell & Smith 1842
Provenance:Matilda Talbot 1936
Owner: National Museum of Scotland
Object owner number: T.19188.8.131.52
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This is a close variant of plate 21, "The Pencil of Nature" (Schaaf number 1923).
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