The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1412

Messageries Royales, Orléans

Object details

Image size: h 18.0cm x w 22.0cm

Paper size: h 18.8cm x w 23.0cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (LA275; 01046)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 2(286)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1412

Messageries Royales, Orléans

Location: Orléans

Keywords: Orleans France

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.

Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)