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Camille Silvy Collection, Album 11 (Daybook Volume 12), 1864-65


209 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 11: sitter numbers 15151-16538 (June 1864 - 11 July 1865), 347 pages containing 1094 photographs. Notable sitters include: Robert d'Orléans, Duke of Chartres; 1st Baron Ampthill; Sir Robert Garrett; Sir Edward Dering, 8th Bt; Sir George Broke-Middleton, 3rd Bt; Helen Faucit; Jean Ingelow; Louis Blanc.

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Marietta Fachiri, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax63979

Marietta Fachiri

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 27 December 1864
NPG Ax63979

Sir Robert Garrett, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax63824

Sir Robert Garrett

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 29 September 1864
NPG Ax63824

Sir Robert Garrett, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax63825

Sir Robert Garrett

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 29 September 1864
NPG Ax63825