Sir John Herschel

PhotographerJulia Margaret Cameron


MediumPhotogravure: Engraving

PortfolioSun Artists | Original Series 1889-91

AtelierWalter L. Colls (London)


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Astronomy, Men of Mark, Old Age: Men, Portrait: Men, Supports


Image Dimensions: 21.4 x 16.1 cm cream-colored plate paper from: Sun Artists No. 5, 1890
Support Dimensions: 38.0 x 28.4 cm full-plate shown

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A Wedding gift to treasure: Julia Margaret Cameron's portrait of John Herschel

Subject is Sir John Frederick William Herschel: 1792-1871: English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, and experimental photographer, who also did valuable botanical work.


print notes recto: engraved centered within plate margins below image:  SIR JOHN HERSCHEL.

Sir John Herschel