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Camille Silvy Collection, Album 2 (Daybook Volume 2), 1860-61

1385 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 2: sitter numbers 1301-2700 (1 September 1860 - 24 March 1861), 355 pages containing 1392 photographs. Notable sitters include: Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge; 1st Baron Redesdale; 1st Viscount Gough; Sir John Fox Burgoyne, 1st Bt; Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Bt; Sir Thomas Wyse; Sir Wilbraham Oates Lennox; Sir Charles Hallé; Aubrey George Spencer; Baptist Wriothesley Noel; John Moyer Heathcote; Mary Louisa Boyle; Raffaelle Monti; Albert George Sandeman.

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Hon. Walter Harbord, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax51231

Hon. Walter Harbord

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 24 December 1860
NPG Ax51231

Leopold de Rothschild, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax50708

Leopold de Rothschild

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 3 September 1860
NPG Ax50708