The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3931


Object details

Created: 16 Mar 1841

Image size: h 4.5cm x w 3.0cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: small hole with serrated edge, possibly a modern hole punch used to provide sample for testing

Inscription: in pencil, verso, Reflector 6" 3 PM 16 March/41 [six inch reflector telescope, 3:00 pm, 16 March 1841]; trace of pencil rule lines, recto

Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History

Object owner number: 1995.0206.267

Collection: Photographic History Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3931