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"
Marking: Watermark: "J. WHATMAN // TURKEY MILL // 1838"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]
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.