Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer

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Susan Thomas
2019



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Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer

[1865], n.d.

Abstract:
Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer.

Extent: 1 box
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 12714 photogr. 1-2

Biographical/Historical

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), née Pattle, was a portrait photographer. Her work was often allegorical in nature.

Scope and Content

Two signed and captioned albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron plus a salt print of Brading Church by an unidentified photographer and two prints of London Bridge by C. Talbot, n.d.

Restrictions on Access

Surrogates available via Digital Bodleian should be used in place of the originals.

Acquisition

Purchased in 2017. Lot 20 in Bonhams' Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs sale held 15 Nov 2017, London.

Custodial History

Purchased by the vendor's father at a sale of the contents of Halstead Place, Kent in the 1940s.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 12714].

Related Material

The photographs were in a folder together with documents and personal papers relating to Anna Atkins (1799-1871). These papers were donated by the vendor to the Bodleian Library in 2017 and are MS. 12466.

Bibliographical References

The two Julia Margaret Cameron images are included in Julian Cox, Colin Ford, Joanne Lukitsh, Philippa Wright Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs (2002) as items 253 and 1095.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Cameron | Julia Margaret | 1815-1879 | photographer

Subject(s) (LCSH)

19th century
Photographs

Descriptive List

Two albumen prints by Julia Margaret Cameron
Date: [1865]
Shelfmark: MS. 12714 photogr. 1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 2 items

Scope and Content

Comprises signed print titled 'Sappho' from 'Life not enlarged', 1865, and signed print of Sir Henry Taylor and Mary Ryan annotated 'from life', [1865].

Restrictions on Access:

Closed. Use surrogates available via Digital Bodleian.


Salt print of Brading Church, Isle of Wight, by an unidentified photographer and two prints of London Bridge by C. Talbot
Date: n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. 12714 photogr. 2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 3 items

Restrictions on Access:

Closed. Use surrogates available via Digital Bodleian.



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