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Camille Silvy Collection, Album 5 (Daybook Volume 5), 1861-62


1332 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 5: sitter numbers 5501-6868 (14 August 1861 - 27 January 1862), 343 pages containing 1329 photographs. Notable sitters include: 1st Baron Rothschild; Alfred de Rothschild; Sir Leslie Stephen; Thomas William Jex-Blake; Thomas Garnier; Horatio Joseph Lucas; Antonio Gallenga; Henry Bence Jones; John Loughborough Pearson.

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John Philip Gell, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55915

John Philip Gell

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 2 October 1861
NPG Ax55915

Minnie Rahn; Charles Cape Rahn, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax56423

Minnie Rahn; Charles Cape Rahn

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 17 November 1861
NPG Ax56423

J.W. Fredricks, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55866

J.W. Fredricks

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 28 September 1861
NPG Ax55866

Camille Silvy, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55532

Camille Silvy

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 August 1861
NPG Ax55532

Camille Silvy, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55521

Camille Silvy

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 August 1861
NPG Ax55521

Camille Silvy, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55520

Camille Silvy

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 August 1861
NPG Ax55520

Theodore Emmanuel Schilizzi, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax56531

Theodore Emmanuel Schilizzi

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 11 December 1861
NPG Ax56531

Charles Robert Fletcher Lutwidge, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55460

Charles Robert Fletcher Lutwidge

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 14 August 1861
NPG Ax55460

Charles Owen O'Conor, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55466

Charles Owen O'Conor

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 14 August 1861
NPG Ax55466

Stephen Creyke, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55468

Stephen Creyke

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 14 August 1861
NPG Ax55468

Albert Champion Mangles, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55485

Albert Champion Mangles

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 16 August 1861
NPG Ax55485

Thomas William Jex-Blake, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55505

Thomas William Jex-Blake

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 17 August 1861
NPG Ax55505

Alexander Joseph, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55506

Alexander Joseph

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 17 August 1861
NPG Ax55506

Charles Taddy Hatfeild, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax55519

Charles Taddy Hatfeild

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 20 August 1861
NPG Ax55519