William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Salted paper print from paper negative
16.4 x 21.2 cm (6 7/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed by Talbot in ink on print, verso TL: "Bowood", BR: "H. F. Talbot phot."; inscribed by Bertoloni in ink on album page, recto (sideways) LC: "Altra veduta dell'Edificio di Bowood"
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/.
Bowood is a Georgian country house with a garden designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. It is adjacent to Derry Hill, halfway between Calne and Chippenham, England.