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Camera Obscura

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1840
Medium:
Photogenic drawing from paper negative
Dimensions:
16.9 x 11.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (37)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Camera Obscura", BR: "H. F. Talbot // February 1840"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto LC: "Busto antico"
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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