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Bromus Maximus, Genoa

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Photogenic drawing
Dimensions:
22.5 x 18.8 cm (8 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.), irregularly trimmed
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (3)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso C: "H. F. Talbot photogr. // 1839", verso TL: "Bromus Maximus. // Genoa."; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink, album page, recto BC: "Bromus scaberrimus"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]

Daniel, Malcolm. "L'Album Bertoloni." Fotografia & Fotografi a Bologna, 1839–1900 (1992). pp. 73–78.

Smith, G. "Talbot and Botany: The Bertoloni Album." History of Photography 17, no. 1 (Spring 1993).



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