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Document number: 482
Date: 02 May 1876
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: OWEN Francis Philip Cunliffe
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 26th February 2010

[printed notepaper with date inserted in manuscript:]

South Kensington Museum, London, S.W.
2 nd day of May 1876.
In your reply,
please quote this number.

Loan Exhibition
of Scientific Apparatus.


Adverting to my letter of the 17th ultimo, I beg to inform you that the Department will be glad to receive, as soon as possible, the specimens of Photoglyphic Engraving <1> which, through Captain Abney, R.E. <2> you so kindly consented to contribute to the above-named Exhibition

I am, Sir, Your obedient Servant,
P Cunliffe Owen

Director SKM

H. Fox Talbot, Esq. F.R.S.
Lacock Abbey,


1. See Doc. No: 00466.

2. Sir William De Wiveleslie Abney (18431920), Captain, chemist & educator.

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