Requires Photography

Photographic Portraits of Living Celebrities [Vol. I]

1856–57
Maull and Polyblank (English, active 1854–1865), Author Edward Walford (English, 1823–1897), Author Herbert Fry (English), Sitter Edward Matthew Ward (English, 1816–1879), Sitter George Cruikshank (English, 1792–1878), Sitter William Powell Frith (English, 1819–1909)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Goldschmidt & Naef, Truthful Lens, cat. 116

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 25.2 x 1.7 cm (12 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.782

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with sixteen photographs (albumen prints)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Illustrated books

([London: Maull and Polyblank, 1856-1857]) Quarto; 33 pp., plus 16 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped green morocco.

Photographic portraits of British scientists, authors, statesmen, artists, and other luminaries


[London: Maull and Polyblank, 1856-1858]

Provenance

Thackrey and Robertson, San Francisco, CA, from whom purchased by the MFA, December 8, 1976.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund