Miss Emma Catherine Forman. Conte Guide. Richard Forman, Esq. [Letterpress label.]
Albumen print from a photograph, 270 x 210mm. 10½ x 8¼". Some spotting and staining. Tear into plate at right.
Emma Forman, one of the first women to climb Mont Blanc in the French Alps, with her father Richard and their guide. From an early 1850s photograph. Letterpress extracts above and to left and right of image, listing Miss Forman's ascents and expeditions in the Alps, by date. An extremely rare piece of mountaineering history.
[Ref: 12318] £490.00