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Photograph (Albumen Print) of William Harvey FRCS, March 23, 1861

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Inventory Number: 69029
Object Type:
Persons: William Harvey (Subject)
Date Created: 1861
Accession Number: 1949-10
Brief Description: Albumen print (from a collodion glass negative), mounted on thin card (no borders). Portrait of William Harvey, seated at a table nearly full length, turned to left and looking left of front, his right elbow resting on the table and his head resting on his hand. Rich brown colour. The photograph is full-plate size (approximately 8½ by 6½ inches) and untrimmed, showing the ragged edges of the coating of the glass negative, and the photographer's inscription on the negative. It is the largest of the group of 7 photographs of Harvey, and also the only one without a photographer's name. The pose he adopts is similar to 50524 and 97944.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed within image, on negative: 'Harvey, W. Esqr 13,011'. Dated on back: '23/3/61'.
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
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
215 165 mm

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