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  • Provenance

    Collection of Erich Sommer, London
    Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., New York, 1994

  • Literature

    Cox and Ford, Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs, back cover and no. 674
    Gernsheim, The History of Photography from the Camera Obscura to the Beginning of the Modern Era, no. 49
    Apraxine, Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company, no. 73
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection, pl. 32


Sir John Herschel

Albumen print.
12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (31.8 x 23.5 cm)
Annotated 'From life registered photograph copyright residence Collingwood April 1867', 'A gift to Lord Gilford for his study with Mrs. Cameron's love' in ink, facsimile inscription by Herschel and Colnaghi blindstamp, all on the mount.

$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $112,500

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