Inscription: Signed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TC: "H. F. Talbot phot: 1839"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto BC: "Graminacea"; watermark: "J. WHATMAN // TURKEY MILL // 1838"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]
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Schaaf, Larry J. William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford: Bodleian Libraries, 2017. http://foxtalbot.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.
Gramineae is a family of flowering plants called grasses. There are about 600 genera and between 9,000–10,000 species of grasses in this family.