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Tussilago Farfara

Artist:
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Date:
1839
Medium:
Salted paper print
Dimensions:
17.8 x 10.8 cm (7 x 4 1/4 in.), irregularly trimmed
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.37 (19)
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Tussilago Farfara // H. F. Talbot // 1839"; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto BC: "Tussilago farfara // nel punto che i semi paposi [?] volano per l'aria"; watermark: "J. WHATMAN // TURKEY MILL // 1838"
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/.



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