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The Passing of Arthur

Artist:
Julia Margaret Cameron (British (born India), Calcutta 1815–1879 Kalutara, Ceylon)
Date:
1874
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
35.2 x 25.2 cm. (13 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Bequest of James David Nelson, in memory of Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr., 1990
Accession Number:
1990.1074.1
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in ink on mount, recto LL, LC, LR: "From Life Registered Photograph Copy right Julia Margaret Cameron Nov. 1874// The Passing of Arthur// King and I whatsoever be there cry// and one last act of Knighthood shall thou see// yet ere I pass.....// ... While Arthur at one blow striking the last stroke with Excalibur slew him and all but slain himself he fell."
James David Nelson

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