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COLLECTION — Box: unidentified Identifier: 2004MT-68

19th century portrait albums of French actors and actresses

General Note

Contents include: an album of 22 signed watercolor caricatures by Lhéritier (including comedians of the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, mid 1850s); and an album containing 42 portraits of actors and actresses (many from the Théâtre des Jeunes-Élèves, rue de Thionville).

Dates

  • 1800-1899

Language of Materials

French

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (2 albums)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased with the Chase fund, 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Les Autographes. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--Aug. 2001. Accession number--2004MT-69; HTC 2001-2002.60(3).
Immediate Source of Acquisition Source of acquisition--Les Autographes. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--Aug. 2001. Accession number--2004MT-68; HTC 2001-2002.60(2).

Processing Information

Finding aid derived from existing records, Adrien Hilton, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
19th century portrait albums of French actors and actresses (2004MT-68): Guide
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
November 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04048

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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