13 of 30 portraits of Charles Darwin
by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (91 mm x 58 mm) image size
Given by Phyllis Cunnington, 1962
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Sitterback to top
- Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882), Naturalist, geologist and originator of the theory of evolution. Sitter in 30 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962). Artist associated with 10805 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
Cartes-de-visite became popular after being patented by French photographer André Disdéri in 1854. It soon became very fashionable to collect these small photographic portraits, especially those of famous people.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species (19 January 2009 - 30 June 2009)