Les Vierges de Lesbos, poème antique
The Virgins of Lesbos
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
Overall: 32.5 x 25 x 1.4 cm (12 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with three photographs (salt prints from collodion -on-glass negatives).
Not On View
(Paris: Georges Bell, 1858) Quarto; 24 pp.; contemporary gilt-stamped vellum boards.
Photographs of literary drawings.
Paris: Georges Bell, 1858
Private collector, by whom given to MFA September 17, 1986..
Gift of Charles W. Millard III