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Messageries Royales, Orléans, 14 Jun 1843

MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 19

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Image of Messageries Royales, Orléans.

Along the lower edge of the album page, written in ink, the image is captioned "Orléans".

The reverse of the album leaf is blank.


  • 14 Jun 1843


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 19

Biographical / Historical

The Messageries Royales, or Royal Messengers, was a horse and carriage delivery service across France. It was also known as the Department of Public Cars.

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 2732.


Image dimensions: width 204mm x height 155mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom