Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879) Charles Darwin, 1868 30 x 24cm (11 13/16 x 9 7/16in).
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Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879) Charles Darwin, 1868 27.9 x 24.1cm (11 x 9 1/2in).
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Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879) Charles Darwin, 1868 30 x 24cm (11 13/16 x 9 7/16in).
Lot Details
Julia Margaret Cameron (British, 1815-1879)
Charles Darwin, 1868
Albumen print, mounted on card. Signed, dated and inscribed 'From life. Registered photograph. Copyright' and 'Freshwater' in ink on the mount, and with 'Messrs Colnaghi, 14 Pall Mall, London' blindstamp. Separate piece of card, housed within modern window mount, bearing facsimile signature and inscription by Darwin, 'I like this Photograph very much better than any other which has been taken of me / Ch. Darwin'. Framed.
27.9 x 24.1cm (11 x 9 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    Amsterdam, Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Photographs from Collection Dancing Bear, February - April 2007
    Ocala, Florida, USA, The Appleton Museum of Art, Photography from the W. M. Hunt Collection, 6 November 2010 - 2 January 2011

    Literature:
    Cox, J. & Ford, C., Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs (London: Thames and Hudson, 2001), cat. no. 645
    Gernsheim, H., Julia Margaret Cameron: Her Life and Photographic Works (London: Gordon Fraser, 1975), p.124
    Lutkitsh, J., Julia Margaret Cameron 55 (London & NY: Phaidon, 2001), p.97
    Woolf, V. & Fry, R., Victorian Photographs of Famous Men and Fair Women (London: The Hogarth Press, 1973), plate 9
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