Lace in the Solar Microscope, 400 times magnified in surface, William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock), Salted paper print

Lace in the Solar Microscope, 400 times magnified in surface

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Salted paper print
Dimensions:
10 x 18.3 cm (3 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.), irregularly trimmed
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (14)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TC: "Lace in the Solar Microscope // 400 times magnified in surface", verso BR: "H. F. Talbot 1839"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto BC: "Pezzo di Merletto ingrandito 400. volte // in superfice col mezzo del Microscopio solare."
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).

Schaaf, Larry J. William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné Oxford: Bodleian Libraries, 2017. http://foxtalbot.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.