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Lime Leaf

ca. 1845 (made)
Place of origin

Salted paper print of a lime leaf

Object details

Object type
TitleLime Leaf (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Salt print contact printed from a calotype negative or photogenic drawing
Brief description
Lime Leaf by Calvert Richard Jones, salted paper print from calotype negative, Britain, ca.1845.
Physical description
Salted paper print of a lime leaf
  • Height: 20.6cm
  • Width: 16.4cm
Gallery label
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
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
p. 50 The Origin of Photography: Great Britain. Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, 2019.
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Record createdNovember 6, 2002
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