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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Typ 1259

Drawings and proofs by various artists for Demoustier's Lettres à Emilie sur la mythologie

Drawings and proofs by various artists for various editions of C.A. Demoustier's Lettres à Emilie sur la mythologie.

Dates

  • circa 1786-1800

Creator

Language of Materials

French

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Extent

.08 linear feet (1 folder)

Approximately 90 drawings and proofs by artists including Queverdo, Bergeret, Choquet, Marillier, Chasselat, and Chaillon for editions of C.A. Demoustier's Lettres à Emilie sur la mythologie (published between 1786 and 1798),
Scope and Contents Original wrapper had label: FLH 485 [Frances L. Hofer collection].

Arrangement

Arranged in groupings as received.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019MH-36. Bequest of Philip Hofer, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2019.
Link to catalog
Title
Drawings and proofs by various artists for Demoustier's Lettres à Emilie sur la mythologie, circa 1786-1800 (MS Typ 1259): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2019 March 27
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03135

Repository Details

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