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Photograph (Albumen Print, Cabinet Format) of William Harvey FRCS, by Maull & Co., London, c.1866

preview image for Photograph (Albumen Print, Cabinet Format) of William Harvey FRCS, by Maull & Co., London, c.1866
Inventory Number: 50524
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Albumen print mounted on card, cabinet format. Portrait of William Harvey, seated full length, turned to right but looking front, his left elbow resting on a book on a table and his head resting on his hand. An early example of the cabinet portrait, which was introduced in 1866. Except for the carte de visite 97944, this is the oldest looking (latest) of the group of 7 photographs of Harvey, which span about a decade from c.1860. The pose he adopts is similar to 69029 and 97944.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on front and back of mount.
Provenance: Presented by the Executors of G. H. Gabb in 1949. Part of a small archive of William Harvey's papers (MS Gabb 3).
Collection Group: Gabb Collection
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
165 108 mm

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