The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 4261

Portrait of Edward Anthony

Attributed to: Nicolaas Henneman

Created: Between 1 Feb 1847 and 28 Feb 1847

Edward Anthony (1819–1888) was an American photographer and one of the founders of E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, which became the largest manufacturer and distributor of photographic supplies in the United States during the 19th century. Anthony corresponded with Talbot to discuss the possibility taking put a patent to practice Talbot’s photographic process in America.

Transcripts of Anthony’s letters to Talbot written in 1846 and 1847 can be found at the The Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot website.

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