Camille Silvy Collection, Album 12 (Daybook Volume 13), 1865-66
132 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 12: sitter numbers 16539-17266 (11 July 1865 - July 1866), 183 pages containing 712 photographs. Notable sitters include: Queen Emma of Hawaii; 14th Baron Inchiquin; Sir Frederick Acclom Milbank, 1st Bt.
by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 14 August 1865