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Les Vierges de Lesbos, poème antique

1858
Illustrated by Jean Louis Hamon (French, 1821–1874), Photographer Auguste Nicolas Bertsch (French, 1813–1870), Photographer Camille d'Arnaud (French, 19th century), Author Joseph Méry (French, 1798–1865), Publisher Georges Bell (French, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 24.8 x 1.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.478

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three photographs (salt prints from collodion-on-glass negatives), and one etching.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Georges Bell, 1858). Quarto; 24 pp., plus 3 plates and extra plate, original letterpress paper covers bound in; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Photographs of literary drawings.


Paris: Georges Bell, 1858

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA, accessioned November 9, 1983.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection