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Portrait of an unidentified woman, possibly Amélina Petit de Billier, n.d.

MS. 21088 photogr. 1/12

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Portrait of an unidentified woman wearing a bonnet, with her face obscured by a shade. She is possibly Amélina Petit de Billier.

The verso is blank.

This is the only known print of the image.


  • n.d.


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MS. 21088 photogr. 1/12

Biographical / Historical

Amélina Petit de Billier (1798-1876), otherwise known as 'Mamie', was governess to Talbot's children and grew to become a close friend of the Talbot family.

Other Finding Aids

See also the Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, a detailed inventory of Talbot photographs located around the world. The Catalogue Raisonné is organised by Schaaf number. The Schaaf number for this item is Schaaf 43.


Image dimensions: width 94mm x height 114mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom