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Document number: 4476
Date: Apr 1842
Dating: ?; received 12 Apr 1842
Watermark: 1841
Recipient: QUETELET Lambert Adolphe Jacques
Author: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Collection: Academie Royale de Belgique Archives Brussels
Collection number: 2401 Talbot
Last updated: 5th April 2010

à Monsr Quetelet, Sécrétaire de l’Académie Royale des Sciences de Bruxelles


Voici les échantillons de photographie <1> dont je vous ai déjà annoncé <2> l’envoi – J’espère que l’Académie voudra bien les acceuillir avec indulgence. <3>

Recevez Monsieur l’expression de toute ma considération.
H. F. Talbot

Membre de la Société Royale de Londres


to Mr Quetelet, Secretary of the Royal Academy of Science of Brussels


Here are the specimens of photography which I have already said I would send to you – I hope the Academy will kindly accept them and make allowances for them.

Please accept, Sir, my sincere regards.
H. F. Talbot

Member of the Royal Society of London


1. These photographs, which were probably Calotypes, have not been located.

2. WHFT toured continental Europe in March 1842, and possibly talked to Quetelet in person, while passing through Bruxelles.

3. See Doc. No: 04485.

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