The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

Search the Collection

Camille Silvy Collection, Album 1 (Daybook Volume 1), 1860


701 Portraits in set

A collection of twelve albums representing the output of Camille Silvy’s (1834-1910) photographic portrait studio based at 38 Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, London. Compiled by the studio, each album is arranged almost entirely chronologically and in sitter number order. Each page is divided into a grid of four sections with each section featuring one carte-de-visite sized albumen print from the sittings, pasted beneath the sitter number and a handwritten identification of the photograph’s subject. Album 1: sitter numbers 1-1300 (undated, probably 1860), 281 pages containing 705 photographs. Notable sitters include: Princess Mary of Cambridge (later Duchess of Teck); 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava; Marchesi d'Azeglio; Louis d'Orléans, Duc de Nemours; 3rd Viscount and Viscountess Palmerston; Edward Cheney; Adelaide Kemble; Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope; Horatio Powys; Wilhelm Kuhe; Rosa Csillag.

List Thumbnail

Camille Silvy with a boy, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50057

Camille Silvy with a boy

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, August 1859
NPG Ax50057

Adelaide Kemble, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50267

Adelaide Kemble

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50267

Unknown man, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50590

Unknown man

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50590

James Hay Erskine Wemyss, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50127

James Hay Erskine Wemyss

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50127

James Hay Erskine Wemyss, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50129

James Hay Erskine Wemyss

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50129

Hon. Walter Harbord, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50607

Hon. Walter Harbord

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50607

Lord Frederick Paulet, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50231

Lord Frederick Paulet

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50231

George Cadogan, 3rd Earl Cadogan, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50113

George Cadogan, 3rd Earl Cadogan

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50113

Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50361

Lord Alfred Spencer-Churchill

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50361

Robert Jocelyn, 3rd Earl of Roden, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50424

Robert Jocelyn, 3rd Earl of Roden

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50424

Lady Mary Catherine Craven (née Yorke), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50213

Lady Mary Catherine Craven (née Yorke)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50213

Marie of Baden, Princess of Leiningen, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50170

Marie of Baden, Princess of Leiningen

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50170

Marie of Baden, Princess of Leiningen, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50172

Marie of Baden, Princess of Leiningen

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50172

Ernest Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50171

Ernest Leopold, 4th Prince of Leiningen

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50171

Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50476

Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50476

John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50001

John Robert Townshend, 1st Earl Sydney

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50001

George Cadogan, 3rd Earl Cadogan, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50007

George Cadogan, 3rd Earl Cadogan

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50007

Marie-Louise Silvy (née Pied), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50009

Marie-Louise Silvy (née Pied)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50009

(Susannah) Arethusa Gibson (née Cullum), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50012

(Susannah) Arethusa Gibson (née Cullum)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50012

(Susannah) Arethusa Gibson (née Cullum), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50013

(Susannah) Arethusa Gibson (née Cullum)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50013

Henry Ker Seymer, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50015

Henry Ker Seymer

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50015

Helen Ker Seymer (née Webber), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50016

Helen Ker Seymer (née Webber)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50016

Frederick Lablache, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50048

Frederick Lablache

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50048

Pierre d'Orléans, Duke of Penthièvre, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50053

Pierre d'Orléans, Duke of Penthièvre

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50053

Sydney Kerr Buller Atherley, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50043

Sydney Kerr Buller Atherley

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50043

Sydney Kerr Buller Atherley, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50044

Sydney Kerr Buller Atherley

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50044

Hon. Henry Arthur Cole, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50059

Hon. Henry Arthur Cole

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50059

Hon. Henry Arthur Cole, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50060

Hon. Henry Arthur Cole

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50060

Sir John Stephen Robinson, 3rd Bt, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50061

Sir John Stephen Robinson, 3rd Bt

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50061

Francis Baring, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50074

Francis Baring

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50074

William John Legh, 1st Baron Newton, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50086

William John Legh, 1st Baron Newton

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50086

Matilda Mawdsley Ricardo (née Hensley), by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50090

Matilda Mawdsley Ricardo (née Hensley)

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50090

'Lord Compton's family', by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50093

'Lord Compton's family'

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50093

'Lord Compton's family', by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50092

'Lord Compton's family'

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50092

Alexander Learmonth, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50095

Alexander Learmonth

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
NPG Ax50095