Bust of Patroclus outdoors on backdrop

Photograph
ca. 1839 (photographed)
Bust of Patroclus outdoors on backdrop thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Calotype of a bust of Patroclus; removed from an album.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Paper negative, calotype. Not available for issue to the public in the Prints and Drawings Study Room due to light sensitivity. Please contact the Photography Department via our enquiry service for further information.
Brief Description
Photograph by William Henry Fox Talbot, 'Bust of Patroclus', paper negative - calotype, ca. 1839
Physical Description
Calotype of a bust of Patroclus; removed from an album.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 180mm
  • Image width: 217mm
Marks and Inscriptions
2 (Recto, in pencil)
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Production
Original of photograph at the National Science and Media Museum, 1937-2693.
Associated Object
PROV.1595-2017 (RPS Group record)
Bibliographic Reference
Schaaf, Larry John. The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0691050007.
Other Numbers
  • RPS025151 - Royal Photographic Society number
  • old RPS 109 ? - Royal Photographic Society number
  • XRP590 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.72-2017

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record createdMarch 23, 2017
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