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Inscription

Beneath image, in faded brown ink, "From life registered photograph copyright Julia Margaret Cameron, printed imperishable carbon process" l.c., in another hand, "From the registered photograph copy"

Provenance

1972, Jeremy Norman, San Francisco, CA; October 16, 1972, sold by Jeremy Norman to Charles Millard, Chapel Hill, NC; 2009, gift of Charles Millard to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Millard III

1860–70

Dimensions

Image: 30.1 x 23.4 cm (11 7/8 x 9 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44.5 x 31.3 cm (17 1/2 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5063

Medium or Technique

Photograph, carbon print or possibly collotype (?)

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