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Document number: 8353
Date: 01 Apr 1861
Recipient: HOGARTH Joseph
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Collection number: 1937-5408
Last updated: 11th December 2009

[draft:]

Hogarth
Apr. 1/61

I am of opn that the terms whch I proposd t y for a Licse, are fair & equitable.

With respect t what y say that there wdbe a considble demand for low priced engravgs, I shd be glad of some further informan Do you allude to blocks such as are seen published in the Illustd London News & other illustd periodicals? If not, what are the class of low priced productions whch you mean to speak of? Two or three specimens of such the kind might be sent to me in explanatn

I wd send a small Wd it be too much trouble to Mr Pretsch to copy a small line engraving whch I would send? and whch I have copied it by my process & should be glad to compare results with him.

[expanded version:]

1 April 1861
Hogarth

I am of opinion that the terms <1> which I proposed to you for a License, are fair and equitable.

With respect to what you say that there would be a considerable demand for low priced engravings, I should be glad of some further information. Do you allude to blocks such as are seen published in the Illustrated London News and other illustrated periodicals? If not, what are the class of low priced productions <2> which you mean to speak of? Two or three specimens of such the kind might be sent to me in explanation

I would send a small Would it be too much trouble to Mr Pretsch <3> to copy a small line engraving which I would send? and which I have copied it by my process and should be glad to compare results with him.


Notes:

1. See Doc. No: 08350.

2. See Doc. No: 08352.

3. Paul Pretsch (18081873), Austrian photographer & inventor; founder of the Photogalvanographic Company.

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