by W. & D. Downey
carbon print, 28 May 1889; published 1891
5 1/2 in. x 3 5/8 in. (139 mm x 93 mm)
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This photograph was published at the time that Wilde was writing Salomé. He was a married man with a young family and, for the time being, was considered to be comparatively respectable.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Cullen, Fintan; Foster, Roy, 'Conquering England': Ireland in Victorian England, 2005 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 9 March - 19 June 2005), p. 35