Camille Silvy Collection, Album 6 (Daybook Volume 6), 1862
281 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 6: sitter numbers 6869-8243 (28 January 1862 - 21 May 1862), 343 pages containing 1353 photographs. Notable sitters include: Sir Edward Cust, 1st Bt; Sir Henry Edward Fox Young; Lord Ronald Sutherland-Leveson-Gower; Hon. Roden Noel; Augustus Hare; William Webb Follett Synge; Derwent Coleridge; Aaron Edwin Penley; Théophile Gautier; Caroline Carvalho-Miolan.
by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 14 May 1862