Skip to main content

Drawings and letters of members of the family of Polignac, written in 1801-1844

MS. Pigott b. 3
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Portraits de la Société à Fontainbleau en l'an 1827 et 1829 ...', consisting chiefly of drawings (coloured and other) of members of the family of Polignac, but also including letters in French:

  1. (fols. 32, 9) from the prince de Polignac, Nov. 18, 1830, and Aug. 16, 1844
  2. (fol. 11) from king Louis the XVIII, Sept. 7, 1801
  3. (fol. 14) a copy of one from king Louis the XVIII Feb. 27, 1811
  4. (fols. 30, 35, 37)three from madame Calixte de La Touche, in English, 1838-9
  5. (fol. 73) one from Henri duc de Bordeaux, Nov. 15, 1836, printed with a wrong date in miss Pigott's Records of Real Life, ii. 298.

There are many souvenirs of the party at Fontainebleau, including some views of the château.


  • Creation: written in 1801-1844


74 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • French
  • English


MS. Pigott b. 3

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 23483

Physical Facet

On paper


15 1/4 × 13 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom