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[Portrait of a Young Woman, Seated, Holding a Large Book]

Artist:
Camille Silvy (French, 1835–1869)
Date:
1860s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.4 cm. (3 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul F. Walter, in memory of Christopher Hemphill, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1183.27
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, recto UC: "Photographs by Silvi [sic] - Porchester Terrace. 1860?"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto LR: "79.177"
Paul F. Walter

This photograph is mounted to a single sheet with 1987.1183.18 - 35. Silvy active 1858-68, per the V & A. The artist kept a studio at Porchester Terrace, London: 1859-69.
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