Edward Askew Sothern as Lord Dundreary in 'Our American Cousin'

1 portrait on display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

Edward Askew Sothern as Lord Dundreary in 'Our American Cousin', by Alexander Bassano, 1862 - NPG Ax25093 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Askew Sothern as Lord Dundreary in 'Our American Cousin'

by Alexander Bassano
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (91 mm x 57 mm) image size
Given by Algernon Graves, 1916
Photographs Collection
NPG Ax25093


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  • Alexander Bassano (1829-1913), Photographer. Artist associated with 2797 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Bassano advertised his photographs of Sothern in The Times as 'The only authorized CARTES DE VISITE [...] Each card has the name and address at the back.' This was probably a response to illegal copying of his images before the 1862 Copyright Act extended protection to photographs.

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