The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 367

Copy of a letter from Downing Street, Sunday morning

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Copy of a letter from the then Prime Minister, Lord North

Image size: h 22.8cm x w 18.7cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: lower right corner clipped; fingerprint

Inscription: in ink, verso, Facsimile d'une lettre de Lord North, autrefois premier ministre d'Angleterre H.F. Talbot phot. 1840; pencil X recto

Owner: Académie des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Object owner number: 5.e.29 (1840) f 17

This object is part of Schaaf no. 367

Copy of a letter from Downing Street, Sunday morning

The letter, translated from the original French into English, sayas, "Downing Street, Sunday morning. I am much obliged to you for your note, & will with your permission, meet Mr W tomorrow morning, at your house at eleven o'clock and hope to clear up controversy. [signed]