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Document number: 466
Date: 17 Apr 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.
17th day of April 1876.

In your reply, please quote this number.
No. 4343/76.
No. 76.

Scientific Apparatus Exhibition.


I beg to thank you for your kind offer, communicated by Captain Abney, R.E., <1> to contribute to the above-named Exhibition, specimens of your Photoglyphic Engraving, and I have to request that you will be so good as to furnish, at your earliest convenience, on the enclosed form, descriptions of the specimens, for insertion in the catalogue.

I am, Sir, Your obedient servant,
P. Cunliffe Owen

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


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

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