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Sir John Herschel

A work made of carbon print.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carbon print.


1867, printed 1875


Julia Margaret Cameron
English, 1815–1879

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Julia Margaret Cameron


Sir John Herschel


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1867


Carbon print


Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, lower center, in graphite: 7922 Herschill [sic] Cameron; verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: 7-1944-332


Image/paper: 32 × 25.9 cm (12 5/8 × 10 1/4 in.); Mount: 38.3 × 31.7 cm (15 1/8 × 12 1/2 in.)

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Alfred Stieglitz Collection

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