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Document number: 9227
Date: 15 May 1867
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: SWAN Joseph Wilson
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number: envelope 22271
Last updated: 20th October 2010

May 15/67

Dear Sir,

I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 14th and also the specimens of “photoglyphic engraving”

The engravings are very excellent, and I feel deeply indebted to you for giving me so valuable a souvenir of the illustrious inventor of the process by which they are produced, and of the chief founder of the photographic art.

I am, Sir Yours very truly
Joseph W Swan

H Fox Talbot Esqre

[annotated in pencil in later hand:] Swan
H. Fox Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey