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Sisymbrium Cumingianum

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Photogenic drawing
Dimensions:
22.1 x 18.1 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/8 in.), irregularly trimmed
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (5)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Sisymbrium Cumingianum", TL/TC [below]: "H. F. Talbot photogr. // 1839"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto BC: "Sisymbrium Cumingianum"
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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