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Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of William Harvey FRCS, by Disdéri, London, c.1870

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Inventory Number: 97944
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of William Harvey, seated full length, turned slightly to left and looking nearly front, his right elbow resting on a book on a table and his head resting on his hand, his left hand holding a paper. Cut down top and bottom, or perhaps removed from a frame or mount. Contained in a later envelope. This is the oldest looking of the group of 7 photographs of Harvey, which span about a decade from c.1860. The pose he adopts is similar to 50524 and 6902.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on back of mount, consisting of the signature-style 'Disdéri' [probably meant to be read as 'A Disdéri & Co'] and address in horizontal orientation.
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
92 61 mm

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