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Photograph - Lime Leaf
  • Lime Leaf
    Jones, Calvert Richard Rev., born 1802 - died 1877
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Lime Leaf

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jones, Calvert Richard Rev., born 1802 - died 1877 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photogenic drawing, salted paper print from calotype negative

  • Museum number:

    PH.66-1983

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR112

Physical description

Photogenic drawing made from a lime leaf

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1845 (made)

Artist/maker

Jones, Calvert Richard Rev., born 1802 - died 1877 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Photogenic drawing, salted paper print from calotype negative

Dimensions

Height: 20.6 cm, Width: 16.4 cm

Descriptive line

Lime Leaf by Calvert Richard Jones, photogenic drawing, salted paper print from calotype negative, Britain, ca.1845.

Labels and date

Cameraless Photography

Calvert Richard Jones (1802–77)
Lime Leaf
c.1845
Salt print from photogenic drawing negative
20.6 x 16.4 cm
Museum no. PH.66-1983

Jones was an associate of Talbot and a skilled painter and photographer who made landscape and architectural studies on extensive European travels. It is unusual to find cameraless images among his work. This one was made in the same way as the examples on p. 26 and 27
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Techniques

Photogenic drawing

Subjects depicted

Leaf (plant material)

Categories

Access to Images; Images Online; Photographs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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