Exhibitions/ Art Object

Sir John Herschel

Artist:
Julia Margaret Cameron (British (born India), Calcutta 1815–1879 Kalutara, Ceylon)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 33.8 x 26.2cm (13 5/16 x 10 5/16in.) Mount: 58.3 x 46.2 cm (22 15/16 x 18 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy Chauncey, in memory of her father, Henry Chauncey, 1935
Accession Number:
35.85.3
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in ink on mount, recto, below image, BL and BR: "From Life Registered Copyright Julia Margaret Cameron"; in pencil, BC: "Sir J. F. W. Herschel"; in ink (or possibly lithographically reproduced), along BE: "the one of the old Paterfamilies with is black Cap on is I think the climax of Photographic Art//and beats hollow every thing I ever liked in Photography before. --//J. F. W. Herschel"; Colnaghi blind stamp, BC (oval): "REGISTERED PHOTOGRAPH//SOLD BY//MESSRS COLNAGHI//14 PALL MALL EAST//LONDON"
Lucy Chauncey

Taken at Sir John Herschel's own residence Collingwood April 1867 (Weaver, p. 109)
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