Teachings from the Elgin Marbles', 1867 (Cyllena Wilson and Mary Hillier)

Made:
1867
maker:
Cameron, Julia Margaret
'Teachings from the Elgin Marbles', 1867 (Cyllena Wilson  and Mary Hillier)
      A photographic study of Cyllena Margaret Wilson (1851-1883) and Mary Ann Hillier (1847-1936)

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'Teachings from the Elgin Marbles', 1867 (Cyllena Wilson and Mary Hillier) A photographic study of Cyllena Margaret Wilson (1851-1883) and Mary Ann Hillier (1847-1936)
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Photograph entitled 'Teachings from the Elgin Marbles' taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in 1867. Albumen contact print from wet collodion negative. This photographic study of Cyllena Margaret Wilson (1851-1883) and Mary Ann Hillier (1847-1936), posed as sculptures from the Parthenon Frieze, forms part of the Herschel Album, created by Cameron for her friend Sir John Herschel (1792-1871).

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1984-5017/45
type:
photograph
credit:
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