Exhibitions/ Art Object

Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands, 1848 to 1861

Artist:
George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland)
Editor:
Sir Arthur Helps (British, Balham Hill, Surrey 1813–1875 London)
Date:
1860s
Medium:
Albumen silver prints and lithographs
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.519.2
Not on view
Inscription: Frontispiece inscribed in ink "To// Sir Thomas & Lady Biddulph// This simple narrative// of happy byegone// days, for ever past,// is given// by// [illegible]// The [illegible]// August.19.1865." Bookplate of Freda M. Biddulf affixed on front endpaper.
Sir Thomas & Lady Biddulf; [Freda M. Biddulf]

Goldschmidt, Helmut, and Weston J. Naef. The Truthful Lens: A Survey of the Photographically Illustrated Book, 1844–1914. 1st ed. New York: The Grolier Club, 1980. no. 83.



Date of 1865 is based on inscription on frontispiece & citation of December 1864 on the final page of the text. Attribution to G.W. Wilson is based on research of L. Goldschmidt (cf. Truthful Lens, cat. 83) for edition of 1868 which contained additional photographs inserted at the end of the text. See also JPGM collection for 1868 edition. Comparison of MMA & JPGM volumes shows plates in MMA volume of [1865] correspond to those published in 1868 edition. Note plate cited on List of Illustrations, "Castle of Invermark", p. 107, is no longer in volume.
Related Objects

Borrowdale, looking towards the Castle Crag (No. 585a)

Artist: George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print Accession: 1981.1229.61.54 On view in:Not on view

Derwent-Water, from Friar's Crag, Keswick, England (No. 582)

Artist: George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print Accession: 1981.1229.61.53 On view in:Not on view

The Silver Strand, Loch Katrine, Scotland (No. 18)

Artist: George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print Accession: 1981.1229.61.50 On view in:Not on view

Loch Achray and Ben Venue, Scotland (No. 59b)

Artist: George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print Accession: 1981.1229.61.51 On view in:Not on view

The Side of Ben Leagach, Glen Torridon (No. 515)

Artist: George Washington Wilson (British, Grampian (Baffshire), Scotland 1823–1893 Abedeen, Scotland) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print Accession: 1981.1229.61.56 On view in:Not on view