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Sir J. F. W. Herschel

albumen silver photograph
32.4 × 23.8 cm (image and sheet) 36.5 × 28.1 cm (comp.)
inscribed in brown ink on support l.l.: From Life Registered photograph Copyright Julia Margaret Cameron taken at his own residence Collingwood / April 1869. (1869 underlined)
inscribed in brown and black ink on support l.l.: the one of the Old Paterfamilies with his black Cap on is I think the Climax of Photographic art / and beats hollow every thing I ever (...illeg.) in Photography before.- / given to (...illeg.) Hollis by his friend Mrs Cameron
inscribed in brown ink on support l.c.: Sir J. F. W. Herschel,
inscribed in brown ink on support l.c.r.: A National portrait of / inestimable value as / the negative glass is / now injured 1873 (1873 underlined)
inscribed in ink on support l.r.: JFW Herschel
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1977
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Gallery location
Not on display