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Item BLT 4/2 - Print of Jacque Balma
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Part of Thomas Blaikie collection

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Reference code

GB235 BLT/BLT 4/BLT 4/2

Title

Print of Jacque Balma

Date(s)

  • 1789 (Creation)

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Item

Extent and medium

Print on paper.

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Name of creator

von Mechel, Christian (1737-1817)

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Scope and content

Portrait of Jacques Balmat wearing a navy jacket and purple waistcoat in a circular, ageing stone frame; beneath is an old ledge under which is a old, cracked, inscribed tablet supported by two wooden bars; an axe and a broken spear cross each other beneath the portrait; foliage grows around the whole structure. Source: British Museum collection, where additional copies are held.
https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=3308021&partId=1&searchText=Balma&page=1
(Box 3)

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Conditions governing access

Open for viewing on appointment with the archivist.

Conditions governing reproduction

Permission for reproduction required from RBGE.

Language of material

  • French

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Protected by vinyl sleeve but requiring careful handling.

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