Inscription: Inscribed in black ink mount, recto TR: "52."; (Sideways)RC: "Lady Canning."
John Constantine Stanley; Canning estate (?); [...]; (sold, Christie's, South Kensington, Oct. 30, 1986); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York
Jean Baptiste Oscar Mallitte established himself as a well known photographer in Calcutta and accompanied Lord Canning on the viceregal tour of the North-West Frontier Provinces in 1859.He is best known for his pioneering photographs taken in the Andaman Islands. A copy of this print exists in the Bayley Collection in the British Library under which, Lady Bayley writes that Lady Charlotte Canning was 'going out to sketch'.