NPG P215 (2b)

 

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Letter from G.F. Watts to J.M. Cameron, undated, assessing her recent photographs.
  Letter over & over again, for the purposes of sale repetition will not do. Both the large ones have great nobility & charming sentiment but the figure of the boy is too straight (illegible) as you have had it before.
I have been making a design for an Evangelist & having a model with drapery on Monday. I spent some hours in trying to get an arrangement of folds that would make a beautiful & suggestive composition, it was a great deal of time occupied but not wasted, that is the sort of thing I want you to do, you would make fewer photographs but each one would be more valuable, I think I like the