CAMERON (JULIA MARGARET) A collection of 41 albumen copy print portraits (or subject studies), sitters including Julia Jackson, Kate Keown, Alfred Tennyson, George Watts, Herschel, Mary Prinsep, Mary Hillier, John Spedding, and Anne Thackeray, [c.1865-1870]; and 8 other nineteenth century photographs, of which one by Oscar Rejlander of Henry Taylor (49)

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Lot 8
CAMERON (JULIA MARGARET)
A collection of 41 albumen copy print portraits, [c.1865-1870]; and 8 others (49)

Sold for £ 9,437 (US$ 13,051) inc. premium
CAMERON (JULIA MARGARET)
A collection of 41 albumen copy print portraits (or subject studies), sitters including Julia Jackson, Kate Keown, Alfred Tennyson, George Watts, Herschel, Mary Prinsep, Mary Hillier, John Spedding, and Anne Thackeray, some rounded at edges, a few small tears, creases, various sizes (160 x 130mm., and smaller), [c.1865-1870]; and 8 other nineteenth century photographs, of which one by Oscar Rejlander of Henry Taylor (49)

Footnotes

  • An unusual archive of albumen copy prints of Cameron's studies of male, female and child subjects. Includes (with date taken, Cox and Ford numbers): "La Madonna Aspettante/Yet a Little While", 1865 (No. 50); [Mary Prinsep], 2 versions, October 1870 (No. 437, 2 copies; No. 436); "The Vestal" [Hatty Campbell], 1868 (No. 182, 2 copies); "The Angel at the Sepulchre" [Mary Hillier], 1869-70 (No. 268, 2 copies); "The Dream" [Mary Hillier], 1869 (No. 258); Julia Jackson, "now Mrs. Herbert Duckworth", 1865 (No. 295); Julia Jackson, 1867 (No. 311); "Christabel" [Mary Prinsep], 1866 (No. 396); Anne Thackeray, May 1870 (No. 500); J.F.W. Herschel, April 1867 (No. 676, 5 copies, one torn); John Spedding, May 1864 (No. 756); Alfred Tennyson, July 1866 (No. 802, this copy as a roundel); Alfred Tennyson, June 1869 (No. 810, 2 copies); George F. Watts, 1864 (No. 826, both arched); "Grief" [Kate Keown], 1866 (No. 982); "The Kiss of Peace" [Florence Anson and Mary Hillier], 1869 (No. 1129, 2 copies, one torn).

    Provenance: Believed to have been purchased by the vendors' father at auction at Orgreave Hall, Staffordshire (home of Adeline, wife of Hardinge Hay Cameron Cameron, Julia Margaret's fourth son) in 1967.
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