Mlle d'Angeville reached the summit of Mont Blanc on 4 September 1838, and was the first woman tourist to do so. A local woman, Marie Paradis, from Chamonix, had made the ascent in 1808
Publié à Genève [Geneva] (Place du Lac) : Frédéric Margueron ([Geneva] : Impr. F. Margueron)
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; image 14.2 x 9.7 cm
Ascension du Mont Blanc par Mlle. d'Angeville. F. Baumann del. et lith.
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Henriette d'Angeville and her party ascending Mont Blanc, 1838. Colour lithograph by F. Baumann.
Credit: Wellcome Collection.
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