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Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Camera Obscura", TC: "Patroclus", BR: "H. F. Talbot phot. // February 1840"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto LC: "Testa di Patroclo"
Antonio Bertoloni, Bologna, Italy; [...]; [Mario Galanti, Paris, France]; [E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, England (Feb. 1936)]
In Greek mythology, as recorded in the Iliad by Homer, Patroclus, son of Menoetius, was Achilles’ best friend.
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