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Camille Silvy Collection, Album 4 (Daybook Volume 4), 1861


1402 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 4: sitter numbers 4073-5500 (1 June 1861 - 13 August 1861), 363 pages containing 1411 photographs. Notable sitters include: Prince Edward of Wales (later King Edward VII); Princess Victoria, Empress of Germany; Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine; Princess Alice of Hesse; Rosalind, Countess of Carlisle; Sir James Wigram; Lady Charlotte Schreiber; Oliver Sarony; Ambrose Lisle March Phillipps de Lisle; John Heneage Jesse; John Phillip; Edward Horsman.

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Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54442

Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 16 June 1861
NPG Ax54442

Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54443

Marie Caroline Miolan-Carvalho

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 16 June 1861
NPG Ax54443

Thomas Garnier, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55005

Thomas Garnier

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 18 July 1861
NPG Ax55005

John Leech, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54961

John Leech

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 16 July 1861
NPG Ax54961

Robert Stayner Holford, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55183

Robert Stayner Holford

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 24 July 1861
NPG Ax55183

King Edward VII, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54512

King Edward VII

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 June 1861
NPG Ax54512

King Edward VII, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax54513

King Edward VII

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 June 1861
NPG Ax54513