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Herbert Fry's National Gallery of Photographic Portraits: photographs by Herbert Watkins and others, 1856-58


28 Portraits in set

Large white leather and red-marbled cloth bound volume. Contains 28 albumen print photographs by Herbert Watkins and Maull & Polyblank, plus printed biographies with hand written biographical notes, autographed letters from sitters including refusals for sittings, etc. Sitters include: Palmerston, Lord Brougham, Samuel Wilberforce, Douglas Jerrold, Walter Savage Landor, Millais, Macaulay and Robert Stephenson.

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Sir Richard Owen, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7925

Sir Richard Owen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published May 1856
NPG Ax7925

Thomas Perronet Thompson, by Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7924

Thomas Perronet Thompson

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, November 1856
NPG Ax7924

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7928

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, published July 1856
NPG Ax7928

John Arthur Roebuck, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7927

John Arthur Roebuck

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published August 1856
NPG Ax7927

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7926

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, April 1856
NPG Ax7926

Walter Savage Landor, by Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7918

Walter Savage Landor

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG Ax7918

George Grote, by Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7905

George Grote

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, 1857
NPG Ax7905

Samuel Wilberforce, by Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7908

Samuel Wilberforce

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, 1857
NPG Ax7908

F.C. Schlosser, by L. Schmidt - NPG Ax7920

F.C. Schlosser

by L. Schmidt
albumen print, January 1857
NPG Ax7920

Leopold von Ranke, by Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7921

Leopold von Ranke

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG Ax7921