The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 1412

Messageries Royales, Orléans

Attributed to: William Henry Fox Talbot

Created: 14 Jun 1843

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.

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