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Diminished copy of a lithographic print [After Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), "Réunion de trente-cinq têtes diverses", c. 1820s. Variant of "The Pencil of Nature", Plate XI], n.d.

MS. 21088 photogr. 4, item 6

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The lithograph that Talbot photographed was by Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839), after the original work by Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), "Réunion de trente-cinq têtes diverses", c. 1820s. An original lithograph is held at Yale University Art Gallery.

Along the lower edge of the album page, written in ink, the image is captioned "Diminished from a very large French Print".

The reverse of the album leaf is blank.


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Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 4, item 6

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 4305.


Image dimensions: width 90mm x height 64mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom