Cover: Photographs of the Year 1891



PortfolioPhotographs of the Year 1891 - The Photographic Society of Great Britain

AtelierHazell, Watson & Viney, Ld. (London and Aylesbury)


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Engraving, Portfolio Cover


Support Dimensions: 40.3 x 58.0 cm (folded horizontally)

The laid-paper, red | salmon colored folio-sized cover is folded to enclose eight pages of letterpress with commentary on the 1891 exhibition by author /photographer Henry Peach Robinson. Twelve individual photographic plates printed by the newly patented Woodbury Gravure process are loosely inserted.


Advertisements as follow are printed on the inside front cover:


The Blackfriars Photographic & Sensitising Co.; The Art Annual For 1891 and The Art Journal Volume for 1891 issued by J.S. Virtue & Co., Ltd.; ‘The New Patent Opaque Glass Measures” invented and manufactured by James J. Hicks of London.


Opposite, on the inside back cover, is a full-page advertisement for the Woodbury Permanent Photographic Printing Co. (included with this online presentation)  Back page of salon folio is blank other than printer credit for Hazell, Watson, & Viney, Ld., London and Aylesbury.


White pasted ownership label:  Janie N. Hignett. Christmas . 1891. to lower front cover´╗┐.

Cover: Photographs of the Year 1891