Charles Darwin, 1868
Reversed image previously not recorded in Cox, Julian, and Colin Ford, with contributions by Joanne Lukitsh and Philippa Wright. Julia Margaret Cameron: the Complete Photographs. London: Thames and Hudson in association with The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, 2003. National Art Library pressmark: 604.AD.0437 - Cox and Ford - The Complete Photographs no 645)
Cameron was presented with her first camera in 1863, at the age of 48, and subsequently embraced photography with a passion. She compiled this album in 1869 for her son, Hardinge Hay Cameron. It contains 112 miniature prints of her larger works - portraits of famous men, fair women, literary scenes and religious images.
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