Search the Collection

Camille Silvy Collection, Album 8 (Daybook Volume 8), 1862

1339 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 8: sitter numbers 9628-10000 (23 July - 30 July 1867), sitter numbers 10001-10999 (23 June 1862 - 29 July 1862), 344 pages containing 1350 photographs. Notable sitters include: Henri, Prince de La Tour d'Auvergne; Louisa, Duchess of Manchester (later Duchess of Devonshire); Sir Christopher Teesdale; Sir Rutherford Alcock; Sir Clements Markham; Janey, Lady Archibald Campbell; Henry Wyndham Phillips; Rudolph Chambers Lehmann.

List Thumbnail

Richard Davey, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax59888

Richard Davey

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 28 June 1862
NPG Ax59888