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Les Vierges de Lesbos, poème antique

The Virgins of Lesbos

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: 32.5 x 25 x 1.4 cm (12 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.446

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Georges Bell, 1858) Quarto; 24 pp.; contemporary gilt-stamped vellum boards.

Photographs of literary drawings.


Paris: Georges Bell, 1858

Provenance

Private collector, by whom given to MFA September 17, 1986..

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Millard III