I have likewise received the photograph of the Dragontrees <3> at Teneriffe executed upon glass – As I am leaving home for 2 or 3 weeks I shall not be able to make engravings of these until my return, when I will attempt them
I remain Yours very truly
H. F. Talbot
[on blank side of folded sheet in JHB’s hand:]1859
A. [sic] F. Talbot
2. Photoglyphic engraving. WHFT was later to publish a "Photoglyphic Engraving of a Fern" in the Transactions of the Botanical Society (Edinburgh), v. 7, June 1863, pl. 14, p. 559.
3. See Doc. No: 07915. WHFT's photoglyphic engraving was based on a photograph by Charles Piazzi Smyth and published as "Young Dragon trees, near Orotava, Teneriffe," Transactions of the Botanical Society (Edinburgh), March 1859, pl. 6.