Portrait of Gertrude, Mary and Caroline Dykes (aged 8, 10 and 6 respectively), albumen print, numbered 907.5 in negative and in purple ink on verso, image 160 x 195mm. September 1862
This fascinating glimpse into the back-stage workings of the photographer is a previously unrecorded image. The two figures holding the sheet are likely to be Wilfred Donkin and possibly one of Dodgson's sisters.
Provenance: The family of Skeffington Hume Dodgson. Identification: Edward Wakeling and family of Skeffington Hume Dodgson.