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Camille Silvy Collection, Album 3 (Daybook Volume 3), 1861

1354 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 3: sitter numbers 2701-4072 (25 March 1861 - 31 May 1861), 349 pages containing 1360 photographs. Notable sitters include: 3rd Earl Grey; 1st Baron Revelstoke; Baron Carlo Marochetti; Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford; Sir Morton Peto, 1st Bt; Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby; Sir John Inglis; Mansfield Parkyns; Rudolf Lehmann; James Sant; Michael William Balfe.

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Miss Bolton, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52487

Miss Bolton

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 16 April 1860
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Emily Curzon, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52353

Emily Curzon

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 10 April 1860
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Sir Thomas Kenah, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52528

Sir Thomas Kenah

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 18 April 1861
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James Sant, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52593

James Sant

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 21 April 1861
NPG Ax52593