Les Vierges de Lesbos, poème antique
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 x 24.8 x 1.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with three photographs (salt prints from collodion-on-glass negatives), and one etching.
Not On View
(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
William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA, accessioned November 9, 1983.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection