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Balmat, Jacques, 1762-1834, mountaineer and mountain guide
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Print of Jacque Balma

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.
(Box 3)

von Mechel, Christian

Thomas Blaikie images

Four engravings of notable French figures and two photographs of decorative items thought to belong to Blaikie and his family.

Bacler D'Albe, Louis, 1761-1824, printmaker, painter/draughtsman