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Robert Wiedemann Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Robert Wiedemann Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning, by Alessandri, 19 June 1860 - NPG P1094 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Robert Wiedemann Barrett Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Alessandri
albumen carte-de-visite, 19 June 1860
3 3/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (94 mm x 56 mm)
Purchased, 2005
Primary Collection
NPG P1094

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This photograph and its pair derive from an album kept by the Brownings' friend in Florence, Georgina Elizabeth Forbes. That of Robert Browning (inscribed by Elizabeth Barrett Browning) is the earliest photograph of the poet in the Gallery's collection while that of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her son, Pen, the only photograph.

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